Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry 4 (10):15-21 (2009)
|Abstract||The empirical investigations over the past fifteen years of evolutionary biologists and cognitive scientists have demonstrated the accessibility and power of the human brain. Whatever moral concepts used to acknowledge the normative appraisals of human conduct are now explained through neurological hardwiring. This essay outlines some of the main views of proponents, but especially Marc Hauser, and I argue that it does not render the end of morals. It does provide an opportunity to view the facts of how the brain functions but this essay finds a large domain of valuing unable to be justified by these new scientific challenges|
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