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Neuroscience and legal responsibility

Author: Nicole A Vincent
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Oxford series in neuroscience, law, and philosophy
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adopting a broadly compatibilist approach, this volume's authors argue that the behavioral and mind sciences do not threaten the moral foundations of legal responsibility. Rather, these sciences  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole A Vincent
ISBN: 9780199925605 0199925607
OCLC Number: 909350621
Description: VIII, 395 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 ; Introduction ; Nicole A. Vincent ; Chapter 2 ; Criminal Common Law Compatibilism ; Stephen J. Morse ; Chapter 3 ; What can neurosciences say about responsibility? Taking the distinction between theoretical and practical reason seriously ; Anne Ruth Mackor ; Chapter 4 ; Irrationality, mental capacities and neuroscience ; Jillian Craigie and Alicia Coram ; Chapter 5 ; Skepticism Concerning Human Agency: Sciences of the Self vs. 'Voluntariness' in the Law ; Paul Sheldon Davies ; Chapter 6 ; The Implications of Heuristics and Biases Research on Moral and Legal Responsibility: A Case Against the Reasonable Person Standard ; Leora Dahan-Katz ; Chapter 7 ; Moral Responsibility and Consciousness: Two Challenges, One Solution ; Neil Levy ; Chapter 8 ; Translating Scientific Evidence into the Language of the 'Folk': Executive Function as Capacity-Responsibility ; Katrina L. Sifferd ; Chapter 9 ; Neuroscience, deviant appetites and the criminal law ; Colin Gavaghan ; Chapter 10 ; Is Psychopathy a Mental Disease? ; Thomas Nadelhoffer & Walter Sinnott-Armstrong ; Chapter 11 ; Addiction, choice, and disease: How voluntary is voluntary action in addiction? ; Jeanette Kennett ; Chapter 12 ; How may neuroscience affect the way that the criminal courts deal with addicted offenders? ; Wayne Hall & Adrian Carter ; Chapter 13 ; Enhancing Responsibility ; Nicole A. Vincent ; Chapter 14 ; Guilty Minds in Washed Brains? ; Manipulation Cases, Excuses and the Normative Prerequisites of Liberal Legal Orders ; Christoph Bublitz & Reinhard Merkel
Series Title: Oxford series in neuroscience, law, and philosophy
Responsibility: edited by Nicole A. Vincent.

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