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My brain made me do it : the rise of neuroscience and the threat to moral responsibility /

by Sternberg, Eliezer J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2010Description: 244 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781616141653 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Responsibility | Free will and determinism | Mind and body | Neurosciences
Contents:
Introduction -- The mischievous neuron -- The shadow of determinism -- The essential freedom -- A tempest in the brain -- Neurological disturbance -- The seat of the will -- The somatic-marker hypothesis -- The readiness potential -- The grand illusion -- Neuronal destiny -- The revolution of the brain -- Seeds of corruption -- Morality's end -- The depths of consciousness -- A challenge for experience -- The boundlessness of reason -- Rise of the moral agent -- The palace of the mind.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-238) and index.

Introduction -- The mischievous neuron -- The shadow of determinism -- The essential freedom -- A tempest in the brain -- Neurological disturbance -- The seat of the will -- The somatic-marker hypothesis -- The readiness potential -- The grand illusion -- Neuronal destiny -- The revolution of the brain -- Seeds of corruption -- Morality's end -- The depths of consciousness -- A challenge for experience -- The boundlessness of reason -- Rise of the moral agent -- The palace of the mind.

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