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The moral conflict of law and neuroscience

Author: Peter A Alces
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"New insights offered by neuroscience have provoked discussions of the nature of human agency and responsibility. Alces draws on neuroscience to explore the internal contradictions of legal doctrines, and consider what would be involved in constructing novel legal regimes based on emerging understandings of human capacities and characteristics not only in criminal law but in contract and tort law."--Provided by  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter A Alces
ISBN: 9780226513362 022651336X 9780226513539 022651353X 022651367X 9780226513676
OCLC Number: 988749654
Description: xiv, 377 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contours of the conflict --
Neuroscience and criminal law doctrine --
Neuroscience and criminal law theory --
Neuroscience and tort law doctrine --
Neuroscience and tort law theory --
Neuroscience and contract law doctrine --
Neuroscience and contract law theory --
An age of realization.
Responsibility: Peter A. Alces.

Abstract:

"New insights offered by neuroscience have provoked discussions of the nature of human agency and responsibility. Alces draws on neuroscience to explore the internal contradictions of legal doctrines, and consider what would be involved in constructing novel legal regimes based on emerging understandings of human capacities and characteristics not only in criminal law but in contract and tort law."--Provided by publisher.

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