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Did my neurons make me do it? : philosophical and neurobiological perspectives on moral responsibility and free will

Author: Nancey C Murphy; Warren S Brown
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If humans are purely physical, then must all our thoughts and actions be determined by the laws of neurobiology? Free will, moral responsibility, and reason itself appear to be in jeopardy. But  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2010294821
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancey C Murphy; Warren S Brown
ISBN: 9780199568239 0199568235 9780199215393 0199215391
OCLC Number: 711610247
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 334 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: New Approaches to Knotty Old Problems ; 1. Avoiding Cartesian Materialism ; 2. From Causal Reductionism to Self-Directed Systems ; 3. From Mindless to Intelligent Action ; 4. How Can Neural Nets Mean? ; 5. How Does Reason Get Its Grip on the Brain? ; 6. Who's Responsible? ; 7. Neurobiological Reductionism and Free Will ; Postscript
Responsibility: Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown.

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