Neuroethics

, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp 191–194

Brain, Behavior, and Knowledge

Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s12152-010-9081-5

Cite this article as:
Glannon, W. Neuroethics (2011) 4: 191. doi:10.1007/s12152-010-9081-5

Abstract

In “Minds, Brains, and Norms,” Michael Pardo and Dennis Patterson claim that the idea that ‘you are your brain’ does not contribute to a plausible account of human behavior. I argue that they leave too little of the brain in their account of different types of behavior.

Keywords

BrainMindBehaviorEmpirical explanationsConceptual explanationsWittgenstein

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Philosophy and Community Health SciencesUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada