Dr Guy Kahane

Research Associate

guy.kahane@philosophy.ox.ac.uk

Dr Kahane is Deputy Director of the Uehiro Centre, and Deputy Director of the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. He is also a Research Fellow at Pembroke College. Kahane is a recipient of a Wellcome Trust University Award, and will be University Lecturer in Practical Ethics at Oxford from 2014. He has a B.A. in philosophy and psychology from Tel Aviv University, and B.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees from Oxford University. Kahane’s research interests include practical ethics, neuroethics, meta-ethics and value theory. Kahane is particularly interested in evolutionary, psychological and neuroscientific accounts of morality, and their possible ethical implication. He is also actively engaged in using neuroimaging and other empirical methods to study moral cognition.

Publications

Journal articles

Edited Books

  • Savulescu, J., ter Meulen, R. and Kahane, G., (Eds.) (2011). Enhancing Human Capacities, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell
  • Kahane, G., Kanterian, E., Kuusela, O. (2007) Wittgenstein and His Interpreters, (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers)

Chapters in Books

  • Savulescu, J., Sandberg, A. and Kahane, G. (2011), 'Enhancement and Well-being', in  J. Savulescu, R. ter Meulen and G. Kahane (Eds.) Enhancing Human Capacities,Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell pp. 3-18
  • Savulescu, J., Sandberg, A. and Kahane, G. (2011), 'Reasons to Feel, Reasons to Take Pills', in  J. Savulescu, R. ter Meulen and G. Kahane (Eds.) Enhancing Human Capacities,Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell pp. 166-178
  • Kahane, G. and Savulescu, J., (2009), 'The Welfarist Account of Disability', In A. Cureton and K. Brownlee (Eds.), Disability and Disadvantage, (Oxford:  Oxford University Press)
  • Kahane, G., Kanterian, E. and Kuusela, O., (2007), 'Introduction',  Wittgenstein and His Interpreters, pp. 1-36, (Oxford:  Blackwells Publishers)
  • Kahane, G., (2006), 'Pain, Ethical Significance Of', In D. Borchert (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Philosophy, 2nd edition, (New York:  Macmillan)