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Project: A philosophical anthropological inquiry into the role of self-awareness and empathy in the origin and evolution of morality.

project duration
01-MAY-10 – 28-FEB-13
abstract
The present project aims at the construction of a philosophical anthropological and moral scientif model on the role of self-awareness and self-awareness based empathy or mindreading in the origin and evolution of morality. Our objective is a refinement and foundation of the current perspective in moral philosophy on the role of self-awareness in morality, by insights and research results in modern moral psychology and evolutionary psychology.