publication . Article . 2013

the science of morality and its normative implications

Bruni, Tommaso; Mameli, Matteo; Rini, Regina A.;
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  • Published: 25 Aug 2013 Journal: Neuroethics, volume 7, pages 159-172 (issn: 1874-5490, eissn: 1874-5504, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Neuromoral theorists are those who claim that a scientific understanding of moral judgment through the methods of psychology, neuroscience and related disciplines can have normative implications and can be used to improve the human ability to make moral judgments. We consider three neuromoral theories: one suggested by Gazzaniga, one put forward by Gigerenzer, and one developed by Greene. By contrasting these theories we reveal some of the fundamental issues that neuromoral theories in general have to address. One important issue concerns whether the normative claims that neuromoral theorists would like to make are to be understood in moral terms or in non-moral...
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free text keywords: Health Policy, Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Morality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Science of morality, Moral disengagement, Psychology, Normative ethics, Epistemology, Moral psychology, Normative, Social cognitive theory of morality, Moral development, Social psychology
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publication . Article . 2013

the science of morality and its normative implications

Bruni, Tommaso; Mameli, Matteo; Rini, Regina A.;