Chapter 11 Moral Neuroenhancement
D. Earp, Brian
In recent years, philosophers, neuroethicists, and others have become preoccupied with “moral enhancement.” Very roughly, this refers to the deliberate moral improvement of an individual’s character, motives, or behavior. In one sense, such enhancement could be seen as “nothing new at all” (Wiseman, 2016, 4) or as something philosophically mundane: as G. Owen Schaefer (2015) has stated, “Moral enhancement is an ostensibly laudable project. . . .
Keywordsmotives; moral improvement; behaviour; character; individuals; motives; moral improvement; behaviour; character; individuals; Akrasia; Augmentative; Empathy; Ethics; Morality; Mos maiorum; Neuroenhancement; Neurotechnology; Psilocybin
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication date and place2018
Mental health services