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Scientific and philosophical perspectives in neuroethics

Author: James J Giordano; Bert Gordijn
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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Bringing together noted scholars from a range of diverse disciplines, this book explores important developments in neuroscience, and addresses the philosophical, ethical, and social issues and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Giordano; Bert Gordijn
ISBN: 9780521878555 0521878551 9780521703031 0521703034
OCLC Number: 804819573
Notes: Índex.
Description: XXIX, 388 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword Neil Levy; Introduction James J. Giordano; 1. Developments in neuroscience: where have we been, where are we going? D. F. Swaab; 2. Origins of the modern concept of neuroscience: Wilhelm Wundt, empiricism, and idealism - implications for contemporary neuroethics Niko Kohls and Roland Benedikter; 3. On the cusp: the hard problem of neuroscience and its practical implications Ralph D. Ellis; 4. The mind-body issue Dieter Birnbacher; 5. Personal identity and the nature of the self Paolo Costa; 6. Religious issues and the question of moral autonomy Antonio Autiero and Lucia Galvagni; 7. Toward a cognitive neurobiology of the moral virtues Paul M. Churchland; 8. From a neurophilosophy of pain, to a neuroethics of pain care James J. Giordano; 9. Transplantation and xenotransplantation: ethics of cell therapy in the brain revisited Gerard J. Boer; 10. Neurogenetics and ethics: how scientific frameworks can better inform ethics Kevin FitzGerald and Rachel Wurzman; 11. Neuroimaging: thinking in pictures John VanMeter; 12. Can we read minds? Ethical challenges and responsibilities in the use of neuroimaging research Eric Racine, Emily Bell and Judy Illes; 13. Possibilities, limits, and implications of brain-computer interfacing technologies Thilo Hinterberger; 14. Neural engineering: the ethical challenges ahead Bert Gordijn and Alena M. Buyx; 15. Neurotechnology as a public good: probity, policy, and how to get there from here Alexis M. Jeannotte, Kathryn N. Schiller, Leah M. Reeves, Evan G. DeRenzo and Dennis K. McBride; 16. Globalization - pluralist concerns and contexts: shaping international policy in neuroethics Robert H. Blank; 17. The human condition and strivings to flourish: treatments, enhancements, science and society Adriana Gini and James J. Giordano; 18. The limits of neurotalk Matthew B. Crawford; Afterword Walter Glannon; Index.
Responsibility: edited by James J. Giordano, Bert Gordijn.


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"The task for neuroethics, so well captured in this volume, is how to bridge the gap between mind and brain while acknowledging that this chasm cannot, and perhaps should not, be filled." Amir Raz, Read more...

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