European Journal of Analytic Philosophy Symposium: Special Issue on Psychopathy

(Below Marko Jurjako introduces a recent EuJAP special issue on psychopathy that he co-edited. For this symposium, three authors of papers published in the special issue have written commentaries on other papers in the issue. I hope readers enjoy the discussion! – KLS)  Research on the ethical, legal, and empirical …

Neuroethics Symposium: Special Issue on The Biology of Desire by Marc Lewis

It is my pleasure to introduce the latest in our series of symposia on papers from the journal Neuroethics. The focus of the current symposium is a forthcoming special issue of Neuroethics on Marc Lewis‘s book The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction Is Not a Disease (PublicAffairs, 2016). In his book, Lewis challenges the …

Neuroethics Symposium on Tobia’s “Personal Identity, Direction of Change, and Neuroethics”

Welcome to our second Brains Blog symposium on papers published in the journal Neuroethics. Our target paper for this symposium is Kevin Tobia’s (Yale University) “Personal Identity, Direction of Change, and Neuroethics.” Below you will find an introduction to the symposium and brief précis of the paper, followed by commentaries written …

Open Access: Tobia’s “Personal Identity, Direction of Change, and Neuroethics”

In advance of this week’s online symposium, our second on papers published in the journal Neuroethics, Springer has kindly agreed to make our target paper “Personal Identity, Direction of Change, and Neuroethics” open access.  The paper presents an experiment suggesting that not just magnitude of change but also direction of …

Call for commentators: “Personal Identity, Direction of Change, and Neuroethics”

Brains invites philosophers and academics in other relevant disciplines to act as a commentator for our upcoming symposium, the second in our series on papers published in the journal Neuroethics. The target paper by Kevin Tobia (Yale) is titled “Personal Identity, Direction of Change, and Neuroethics” (abstract below). We are looking …

Neuroethics Symposium on Focquaert & Schermer, “Moral Enhancement: Do Means Matter Morally?”

I am pleased to kick off our new symposium series on articles published in the journal Neuroethics with a discussion of Farah Focquaert and Maartje Schermer’s paper “Moral Enhancement: Do Means Matter Morally?” Below you will find a video introduction of the paper by the authors, together with a written introduction that …

Neuroethics Hires

FYI, this post went up a few weeks ago. It seems like a great opportunity for philosophers interested in philosophy of neuroscience and law. Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia is creating a new interdisciplinary Neuroethics Program, a cooperative venture of the Department of Philosophy, the Neuroscience Institute, the Department …