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Author Glannon, Walter

Title Brain, body, and mind : neuroethics with a human face / Walter Glannon
Published New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (viii, 257 pages)
Contents ch. 1. Our Brains Are Not Us -- ch. 2. Neuroscience, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility -- ch. 3. What Neuroscience Can (and Cannot) Tell Us about Criminal Responsibility -- ch. 4. Neuroscience and Moral Reasoning -- ch. 5. Cognitive Enhancement -- ch. 6. Brain Injury and Survival -- ch. 7. Stimulating Brains, Altering Minds -- ch. 8. Regenerating the Brain
Summary Drawing upon recent work in psychiatry, neurology, and neurosurgery, this text develops a phenomenologically inspired conception of neuroscience to explain the brain-mind relation. The mind is shaped not just by the brain but also by the body and how the human subject interacts with the environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-242) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Neurosciences -- Moral and ethical aspects
Medical ethics.
Neurosciences -- ethics
Psychophysiology -- ethics
Ethics, Medical
Bioethical Issues
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business Ethics.
Medical ethics
Neurosciences -- Moral and ethical aspects
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199875894