Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Sense

2017.03.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nada Gligorov, Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Sense, Springer, 2016, 169pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN
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2017.03.07 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nada Gligorov, Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Sense, Springer, 2016, 169pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9789402409642. Reviewed by L. Syd M. Johnson, Michigan Technological University Neuroethics is avowedly interdisciplinary, although scholarship in neuroethics remains sometimes stubbornly siloed, either more engaged in neuroscience, with only handwaving towards ethical concerns, or more obviously focused on ethics with a less rigorous grasp on current neuroscientific developments. Nada Gligorov focuses on several of the more metaphysical concerns in neuroethics and engages in an insightful way with philosophy of mind and empirical neuroscience. What's generally missing in this slender volume is ethics and attention to drawing out the ethical implications of the book's interesting conclusions. But as a work that seeks to bridge philosophy of mind and neuroethics, it is philosophically ambitious. . .

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