imaging make us less responsible for our behavior and lose our free will? Should certain brain scan studies be disallowed on the basis of moral grounds? A distinguished group of contributors from a wide range of fields make this an invaluable introduction to neuroethics.
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- Häftad (paperback)
- Språk: Engelska
- Antal sidor: 352
- Utg.datum: 2005-10-01
- Förlag: OUP Oxford
- Illustrationer: tabs.4, halftones, line drawings
- Dimensioner: 170 x 240 x 22 mm
- Vikt: 580 g
- Antal komponenter: 1
- Komponenter: xx, 329 p. :
- ISBN: 9780198567219
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Psychological Medicine,Vol 37, This book...helps to define the field, as well as demonstrating the importance and relevance of this area to neuroscience. ... overall this book is excellent and should be regarded as essential reading for neuroscientists who should educate themselves in this important and newly emerging field.
The Lancet Neurology, Vol 5 Illes's book is a very firm foundation for the specialty of neuroethics, and I recommend it very highly.
PART I - NEUROSCIENCE, ETHICS, AGENCY AND THE SELF; 1. Moral decision-making and the brain; 2. A case study in neuroethics: the nature of moral judgment; 3. Moral and legal responsibility and the new neuroscience; 4. Brains, lies and psychological explanations; 5. Being in the world: neuroscience and the ethical agent; 6. Creativity, gratitude and the enhancement debate; 7. Ethical dilemmas in neurodegenerative disease: respecting patients at the twlight of agency; PART II - NEUROETHICS IN PRACTICE; 8. From genome to brainome: charting the lessons learned; 9. Protecting human subjects in brain research: a pragmatic perspective; 10. Facts, fictions and the future of neuroethics; 11. A picture is worth 1000 words, but which 1000?; 12. When genes and brains unite: ethical implications of genomic neuroimaging; 13. Engineering the brain; 14. Transcranial magnetic stimulation and the human brain: an ethical evaluation; 15. Functional neurosurgical intervention: neuroethics in the operating room; 16. Clinicians, patients and the brain; PART III - JUSTICE, SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND NEUROETHICS; 17. The social effects of advances in neuroscience: legal problems, legal perspectives; 19. Poverty, privilege and brain development: empirical findings and ethical implications; 20. Religious responses to neuroscientific questions; 21. The mind in the movies: a neuroethical analysis of the portrayal of the mind in popular media