Neuroethics for the New Millenium

  title={Neuroethics for the New Millenium},
  author={Adina L. Roskies},

Empirical neuroethics

A discipline that aligns the exploration and discovery of neurobiological knowledge with human value systems is presented, which borrows from Van Rensellear Potter.

Neuroethics and ideals of the citizen-subject: A sociological critique of an emerging discipline

Though only recently emerging as a sub-discipline in its own right neuroethics has grown rapidly in scope and influence, spurred on by increasing faith in neuroscience that some (breathless)

The Evolution of Neuroethics

Neuroethics has rapidly developed as a theoretically rich and practically significant field at the intersection of brain science, social science, philosophy, and law. This chapter is an analysis and

Neuroethics: A New Way of Doing Ethics

  • N. Levy
  • Philosophy
    AJOB neuroscience
  • 2011
This article argues, by example, for neuroethics as a new way of doing ethics, arguing that experimental results suggest that appeal to the doctrine of double effect might be question-begging and that the data suggest that the authors regard some effects as merely foreseen only because they are regarded as permissible.

Pragmatic Convergence and the Epistemology of an Adolescent Neuroethics.

  • J. J. FinsJ. Illes
  • Psychology
    Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees
  • 2018
Last year neuroethics celebrated its 15th birthday. Although the details of the field’s conception are the subject of some debate,1 the birth is most frequently ascribed to a landmark meeting called

Two Problematic Foundations of Neuroethics and Pragmatist Reconstructions.

  • E. RacineM. Sample
  • Psychology, Philosophy
    Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees
  • 2018
It is argued that neuroscience, much like other areas of empirical research on morality, can provide useful information about the nature of morally problematic situations, but does not need to promise radical and sweeping changes to ethics based on neuroscientism.


Neuroscience, with its promise to peer into the brain and explain the sources of human behavior and human consciousness, has captured the scientific, clinical, and public imaginations. Among those in

Looking for Neuroethics in Japan

Neuroethics is a dynamic and still rather young interdisciplinary field involving neuroscience, philosophy, or bioethics, among other academic specialties. It is under a process of

Neuroethics : what else is new?

Bioethics has changed considerably over the years, the increasing diversity of topics of bioethical interest having led to specialisation if not fragmentation. In this context the term “neuroethics"

Normative Moral Neuroscience: The Third Tradition of Neuroethics

  • G. Holtzman
  • Psychology
    Journal of the American Philosophical Association
  • 2018
Abstract Neuroethics is typically conceived of as consisting of two traditions: the ethics of neuroscience and the neuroscience of moral judgment. However, recent work has sought to draw



Descartes' error: emotion, reason, and the human brain. avon books

Descartes' Error offers the scientific basis for ending the division between mind and body. Antonio Damasio contends that rational decisions are not the product of logic alone - they require the

An fMRI Investigation of Emotional Engagement in Moral Judgment

It is argued that moral dilemmas vary systematically in the extent to which they engage emotional processing and that these variations in emotional engagement influence moral judgment.

Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution

The dramatic advances in DNA technology over the last few years are the stuff of science fiction. It is now not only possible to clone human beings it is happening. For the first time since the

Faces and races in the brain

It is shown that same-race faces elicit more activity in brain regions linked to face recognition, which is better than previously thought.