The Ethical Brain: The Science of Our Moral Dilemmas

The Ethical Brain: The Science of Our Moral Dilemmas

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The rapid advance of scientific knowledge has raised ethical dilemmas that humankind has never before had to address. Questions about the moment when life technically begins and ends or about the morality of genetically designing babies are now relevant and timely. Our ever-increasing knowledge of the workings of the human brain can guide us in the formation of new moral principles in the twenty-first century. In The Ethical Brain, preeminent neuroscientist Michael S. Gazzaniga presents the emerging social and ethical issues arising out of modern-day brain science and challenges the way we look at them. Courageous and thought-provoking - a work of enormous intelligence, insight, and importance - this book explores the hitherto uncharted landscape where science and society intersect.
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ISBN: 9780060884734

Published Date: May 9, 2006

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Page Count: 202

Size: 8.14" l x 5.04" w x 0.85" h

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Philosophy