Very Bad Wizards is a podcast featuring a philosopher (Tamler Sommers) and a psychologist (David Pizarro), who share a love for ethics, pop culture, and cognitive science, and who have a marked inability to distinguish sacred from profane. Each podcast includes discussions of moral philosophy, recent work on moral psychology and neuroscience, and the overlap between the two.
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About the Host
Host Name: Tamler Sommers and David Pizarro
Tamler Sommers is a professor of philosophy at the University of Houston, where he studies the philosophy of morality/ethics. He is the author of three books on human morality (including a recent popular press book, "Why Honor Matters).
David Pizarro is a professor of psychology at Cornell University, where he studies the psychology of human morality and the role of emotions on judgment. He has a popular TED talk on the emotion of disgust, and its role in shaping political judgments.