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The Resource Braintrust : what neuroscience tells us about morality, Patricia S. Churchland

Braintrust : what neuroscience tells us about morality, Patricia S. Churchland

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Braintrust : what neuroscience tells us about morality
Title
Braintrust
Title remainder
what neuroscience tells us about morality
Statement of responsibility
Patricia S. Churchland
Title variation
What neuroscience tells us about morality
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is morality? Where does it come from? And why do most of us heed its call most of the time? In Braintrust, neurophilosophy pioneer Patricia Churchland argues that morality originates in the biology of the brain. She describes the "neurobiological platform of bonding" that, modified by evolutionary pressures and cultural values, has led to human styles of moral behavior. The result is a provocative genealogy of morals that asks us to reevaluate the priority given to religion, absolute rules, and pure reason in accounting for the basis of morality. Moral values, Churchland argues, are root
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N$T
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Churchland, Patricia Smith
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Morals
  • Neurosciences
  • Philosophy
  • Social Behavior
  • MEDICAL
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Ethics
  • Neurobiology
Label
Braintrust : what neuroscience tells us about morality, Patricia S. Churchland
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Brain-based values -- Caring and caring for -- Cooperating and trusting -- Networking : genes, brains, and behavior -- Skills for a social life -- Not as a rule -- Religion and morality
Control code
ocn714801610
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400889389
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
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illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttzrv8
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)714801610
Label
Braintrust : what neuroscience tells us about morality, Patricia S. Churchland
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Brain-based values -- Caring and caring for -- Cooperating and trusting -- Networking : genes, brains, and behavior -- Skills for a social life -- Not as a rule -- Religion and morality
Control code
ocn714801610
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400889389
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttzrv8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)714801610

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