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Jonathan Phillips
Cognitive Scientist, Harvard University

Jonathan Phillips is a cognitive scientist and postdoctoral fellow in the Moral Psychology Research Lab at Harvard University. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy and Psychology from Yale University.

Written by Jonathan Phillips