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Brain, Body, and Mind: Neuroethics with a Human Face

Walter Glannon


This book is a discussion of the most timely and contentious issues in the two branches of neuroethics: the neuroscience of ethics; and the ethics of neuroscience. Drawing upon recent work in psychiatry, neurology, and neurosurgery, it develops a phenomenologically inspired conception of neuroscience to explain the brain-mind relation. The idea that the mind is shaped not just by the brain but also by the body and how the human subject interacts with the environment has significant implications for free will, moral and criminal responsibility, and moral justification of actions. The book al ... More

Keywords: brain injury, brain-mind relation, deep-brain stimulation, disorders of consciousness, ethics of neuroscience, free will, moral and criminal responsibility, neural regeneration, neuroscience of ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199734092
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734092.001.0001


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Walter Glannon, author
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