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Introduction

Carla Bagnoli

in Morality and the Emotions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199577507
eISBN:
9780191731235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577507.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The editor’s Introduction provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of the topic of emotions and morality, while connecting the volume’s essays to it. Part I offers a reconstruction of the ... More


The Moral Psychology Handbook

John M. Doris and The Moral Psychology Research Group

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582143
eISBN:
9780191594496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582143.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book offers a survey of contemporary moral psychology, integrating evidence and argument from philosophy and the human sciences. The chapters cover major issues in moral psychology, including ... More


Beyond Point-and-Shoot Morality: Why Cognitive (Neuro)Science Matters for Ethics

Joshua D. Greene

in Moral Brains: The Neuroscience of Morality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199357666
eISBN:
9780199357697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357666.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses whether the cognitive science of ethics, or any empirical research, could have implications for foundational questions in normative ethics. It argues that science can advance ... More


Primary Topic Article: Autonomy and the Ethics of Biological Behaviour Modification

Julian Savulescu, Thomas Douglas, and Ingmar Persson

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the possibility of using advances in the cognitive sciences to develop strategies to intentionally manipulate human motivation and behaviour. The authors ask whether using the ... More


Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2

Tania Lombrozo, Joshua Knobe, and Shaun Nichols (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815259
eISBN:
9780191853012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815259.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is the second volume in Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, a series with the aim of providing a venue for publishing work in this emerging field. Experimental philosophy is a new ... More


Choices Without Choosers: Toward a Neuropsychologically Plausible Existentialism

Neil Levy

in Neuroexistentialism: Meaning, Morals, and Purpose in the Age of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190460723
eISBN:
9780190460754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190460723.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Moral Philosophy

Existentialists are often accused of painting a bleak picture of human existence. In this chapter, Neil Levy contends that, in the light of contemporary cognitive science, the picture is not bleak ... More


Conceptual, Historical, and Cognitive Roots of Perfect Being Theism

Yujin Nagasawa

in Maximal God: A New Defence of Perfect Being Theism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198758686
eISBN:
9780191818608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758686.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides a precise definition of perfect being theism and compares it with alternatives such as atheism, polytheism, pantheism, and panentheism. The chapter then considers the historical ... More


Response to Commentaries

Julian Savulescu, Thomas Douglas, and Ingmar Persson

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The authors respond to a wide range of objections defending our argument that some forms of behaviour modification utilising advances in the cognitive sciences are desirable and need not necessarily ... More


Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy: Volume 1

Joshua Knobe, Tania Lombrozo, and Shaun Nichols (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718765
eISBN:
9780191803123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718765.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is the inaugural volume of a new series, whose aim is to provide a venue for publishing work in this new field. Experimental philosophy is a new movement that seeks to use experimental ... More


Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

I. Glenn Cohen, Norman Daniels, and Nir Eyal (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217471
eISBN:
9780190217488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217471.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

On August 5, 2010, a cave-in left thirty-three Chilean miners trapped underground. The Chilean government embarked on a massive rescue effort, with assistance from multiple international teams, ... More


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