The Moral Brain: Essays on the Evolutionary and Neuroscientific Aspects of Morality By Jan Verplaetse, Jelle Schrijver, Sven Vanneste, Johan Braeckman
English | PDF | 2009 | 275 Pages | ISBN : 1402062869 | 3 MB
Scientists no longer accept the existence of a distinct moral organ as phrenologists once did. A generation of young neurologists is using advanced technological medical equipment to unravel specific brain processes enabling moral cognition. In addition, evolutionary psychologists have formulated hypotheses about the origins and nature of our moral architecture. Little by little, the concept of a ‘moral brain’ is reinstated.