Should Repugnance Give Us Pause? On the Neuroscience of Daily Moral Reasoning

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In our commentary we briefly review the work on the neurological differences between the rational ethical analysis used in professional contexts and the reflexive emotional responses of our daily moral reasoning, and discuss the implications for the claim that our normative arguments should not rely on the emotion of repugnance.
Keywords neuroethics  moral reasoning
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