By J. Jeffrey Tillman
An Integrative version of ethical Deliberation means that the inadequacy of types of ethical deliberation to deal successfully with modern ethical complexity is as a result of the the inability of an insufficient conception of ethical cognition. Drawing from paintings in neuroscience, evolutionary psychology, social thought, twin strategy cognitive idea, and the paintings of William James, this ebook develops a thought of ethical cognition for use because the foundation for a version of ethical deliberation. This version portrays ethical deliberation as a from side to side circulation among intuitive and analytic cognitions, wherein narrative situations are developed after which assessed via aesthetic sensibilities.
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This is seen in the tendency of cats to arch their backs and ostriches stretching out their wings in the face of a potential attacker. However, staying still is sometimes the best strategy, because the predator may not sense the prey and pass by without attacking. But sometimes, if the predator is smaller or of equal size or if there is nowhere to run, fighting is the best strategy. Violence has been a long-standing strategy of humans, not just against predators but against one another, and recorded human history is largely built around human conflicts.
However, staying still is sometimes the best strategy, because the predator may not sense the prey and pass by without attacking. But sometimes, if the predator is smaller or of equal size or if there is nowhere to run, fighting is the best strategy. Violence has been a long-standing strategy of humans, not just against predators but against one another, and recorded human history is largely built around human conflicts. I. Posner (2005) ‘Timing the Brain: Mental Chronometry as a Tool in Neuroscience’, PLoS Biology, 3, e51.
But what humans experience as beauty has much more to do with genetic fitness than mathematics, and the criteria for judgments of beauty is never so straightforward as an equation. Physical responses to beauty in another person indicate that there is a substantial attraction to the physical characteristics of the other person, but when called upon to explain the significance of those items, humans are usually at a loss. Men are unable to explain what is it about the high cheekbones, long legs, hourglass shape, blonde hair, bright eyes, full lips, and white teeth of a woman that makes her alluring.
An Integrative Model of Moral Deliberation by J. Jeffrey Tillman