Neuroethics: An Introduction with Readings
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Neuroethics: An Introduction with Readings

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Neuroscience increasingly allows us to explain, predict, and even control aspects of human behavior. The ethical issues that arise from these developments extend beyond the boundaries of conventional bioethics into philosophy of mind, psychology, theology, public policy, and the law. This broader set of concerns is the subject matter of neuroethics. In this book, leading n...more
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Published August 30th 2010 by MIT Press (MA)
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Interesting subject matter that will receive more attention in the future. Psychotropic drug use, brain scans, memory blunting, brain/computer interfaces, strange new technologies seem nearer to the horizon than some might believe. In particular, ethical issues concerning privacy or human dignity have especially important consequences.

When confronted with the possibility of mapping brain images or behavioral manipulation, the abuse of Neuroscience is up there with military weapons in terms of h...more
Fascinating. Required reading for a philosophy class i am taking (ethics in neural engineering). All of this is going to become more and more relevant in years to come.
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