Guy Kahane

Deputy Director

Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Guy Kahane is deputy director of the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. Kahane is also deputy director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, and research fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford.

Kahane's interests range from meta-ethics and value theory to practical ethics. He has written about pain, well-being, disability, human enhancement, ethical issues in the use of neuroimaging, and on evolutionary and neuroscientific accounts of morality. Kahane is also actively engaged in empirical research with neuroscientists and psychologists.

Kahane is currently pursuing a five-year research project on "Well-Being, Consciousness, and Moral Decision-Making," funded by a Wellcome Trust University Award, and a three-year project on "Intuition and Emotion in Moral Decision-Making: Empirical Research and Normative Implications," funded by the Volkswagen Foundation.

Focus: Culture, Education, Ethics, Health, Science, United Kingdom, Europe

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Last Updated: May 14, 2012

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