Morality in Times of Naturalising the Mind

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Morality in Times of Naturalising the Mind by Christoph Lumer

The series provides a forum for innovative, high-quality work in all fields of analytical philosophy. The volumes in this series are published in either English or German.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614517993
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 09/15/2014
Series: Philosophische Analyse / Philosophical Analysis Series , #59
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.03(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Christoph Lumer, University of Siena, Italy.

Table of Contents


Morality in Times of Naturalising the Mind - An Overview Christoph Lumer 3

Part I Free Will, Responsibility and the Naturalised Mind

1 Naturalizing Free Will - Empirical and Conceptual Issues Michael Pauen 45

2 Libet's Experiments and the Possibility of Free Conscious Decision Christoph Lumer 63

3 The Effectiveness of Intentions - A Critique of Wegner Christoph Lumer 105

Part II Naturalising Ethics? - Metaethical Perspectives

4 Neuroethics and the Rationalism/Sentimentalism Divide Massimo Reichlin 127

5 Experimental Ethics - A Critical Analysis Antonella Corradini 145

Part III Naturalised Ethics? - Empirical Perspectives

6 Moral Soulfulness & Moral Hypocrisy - Is Scientific Study of Moral Agency Relevant to Ethical Reflection? Maureen Sie 165

Part IV Neuroethics - Which Values?

7 The Rationale Behind Surgery -Truth, Facts, Values Arnaldo Benini 195

Biographical Notes on the Authors 203

Name Index 207

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