DESCRIPTIVE ETHICS studies empirically the moral views, principles, thoughts, intuitions and emotions held by people. Descriptive ethics studies resemblances and differences among moral views, systems, theories and traditions. COGNITIVE/AFFECTIVE NEUROSCIENCE is the field of mind and brain research that investigates the psychological, computational, and neuroscientific bases of cognition and emotion.
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Churchland and Sinnott-Armstrong: Two neurophilosophers talk about recent research on neuroenhancement, psychopathy, etc... and why some philosophers become experimental neuroscientists