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Author Society for Philosophy and Psychology. Meeting (34th : 2008 : University of Pennsylvania)

Title Addiction and responsibility / edited by Jeffrey Poland and George Graham
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xii, 306 pages) : illustrations
Series Philosophical psychopathology : disorders of the mind
Philosophical psychopathology.
Contents The makings of a responsible addict / Jeffrey Poland and George Graham -- Drug addiction as incentive sensitization / Kent C. Berridge and Terry E. Robinson -- Free will as recursive self-prediction : does a deterministic mechanism reduce responsibility? / George Ainslie -- Addiction, responsibility, and ego depletion / Neil Levy -- Lowering the bar for addicts / Gideon Yaffe -- Decision-making capacity and responsibility in addiction / Louis C. Charland -- Addiction and criminal responsibility / Stephen J. Morse -- Grounding for understanding self-injury as addiction or (bad) habit / Nancy Nyquist Potter -- Contingency management treatments of drug and alcohol use disorders / Nancy M. Petry, Sheila M. Alessi, and Carla J. Rash -- Addiction, paradox, and the good I would / Richard Garrett -- What is it like to be an addict? / Owen Flanagan
Summary This volume offers a range of perspectives on addiction and responsibility and how the two are bound together. Distinguished contributors dicuss questions concerning whether or not we are responsible for our own addictions and what responsibilities others have to help
Analysis PHILOSOPHY/General
COGNITIVE SCIENCES/Psychology/Cognitive Psychology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Self-control -- Congresses
Responsibility -- Congresses
Psychology, Pathological -- Philosophy -- Congresses
Dependency (Psychology) -- Congresses
Compulsive behavior -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses
Psychology and philosophy -- Congresses
PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral Philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY -- Free Will & Determinism.
Compulsive behavior -- Psychological aspects
Dependency (Psychology)
Psychology and philosophy
Psychology, Pathological -- Philosophy
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Poland, Jeffrey Stephen.
Graham, George, 1945-
ISBN 9780262295635