Journal article icon

Journal article

Smarter than thou, holier than thou: The dynamic interplay between cognitive and moral enhancement

Abstract:

The debate about the desirability of using drugs to enhance human skills encompasses cognitive abilities such as memory and attention, and moral capacities such as emotional empathy and a sense of fairness. These two strands of literature in bioethics have grown relatively independent from each other, and an implicit framing assumption has emerged suggesting that apparently morally neutral cognitive capacities and paradigmatically moral capacities are distinct and vary independently of each o...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.3389/fphar.2018.01189

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
ORCID:
0000-0003-4497-3587
Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Pharmacology Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
OCT
Pages:
1189
Publication date:
2018-10-29
Acceptance date:
2018-09-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1663-9812
Pubs id:
pubs:936533
URN:
uri:69e6ccd5-4c11-4fdc-b69a-3f0d0a647ff9
UUID:
uuid:69e6ccd5-4c11-4fdc-b69a-3f0d0a647ff9
Local pid:
pubs:936533

Terms of use


Metrics



If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP