Neuroethics: A New Way of Doing Ethics

  title={Neuroethics: A New Way of Doing Ethics},
  author={Neil Levy},
  booktitle={AJOB neuroscience},
The aim of this article is to argue, by example, for neuroethics as a new way of doing ethics. Rather than simply giving us a new subject matter-the ethical issues arising from neuroscience-to attend to, neuroethics offers us the opportunity to refine the tools we use. Ethicists often need to appeal to the intuitions provoked by consideration of cases to evaluate the permissibility of types of actions; data from the sciences of the mind give us reason to believe that some of these intuitions… CONTINUE READING
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