2009

The Moral Brain

Essays on the Evolutionary and Neuroscientific Aspects of Morality

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6286-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-6287-2 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-43

    Introduction

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    Pages 45-67

    The Immoral Brain

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    Pages 69-85

    “Extended Attachment” and the Human Brain: Internalized Cultural Values and Evolutionary Implications

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    Pages 87-107

    Neuro-Cognitive Systems Involved in Moral Reasoning

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    Pages 109-127

    Empathy and Morality: Integrating Social and Neuroscience Approaches

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    Pages 129-154

    Moral Judgment and the Brain: A Functional Approach to the Question of Emotion and Cognition in Moral Judgment Integrating Psychology, Neuroscience and Evolutionary Biology

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    Pages 155-183

    Moral Dysfunction: Theoretical Model and Potential Neurosurgical Treatments

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    Pages 185-200

    Does It Pay to be Good? Competing Evolutionary Explanations of Pro-Social Behaviour

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    Pages 201-209

    How Can Evolution and Neuroscience Help Us Understand Moral Capacities?

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    Pages 211-231

    Runaway Social Selection for Displays of Partner Value and Altruism

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    Pages 233-254

    The Evolved Brain: Understanding Religious Ethics and Religious Violence

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    Pages 255-270

    An Evolutionary and Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective on Moral Modularity

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 271-275