• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The books you love, the emails you want
Time is running out, opt in before 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
Yes Please
Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics (Paperback)
  • Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics (Paperback)
zoom

Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics (Paperback)

(editor), (editor)
£40.99
Paperback 418 Pages / Published: 18/02/2010
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

While neuroscience has provided insights into the structure and function of nervous systems, hard questions remain about the nature of consciousness, mind, and self. Perhaps the most difficult questions involve the meaning of neuroscientific information, and how to pursue and utilize neuroscientific knowledge in ways that are consistent with some construal of social 'good'. Written for researchers and graduate students in neuroscience and bioethics, Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics explores important developments in neuroscience and neurotechnology, and addresses the philosophical, ethical, and social issues and problems that such advancements generate. It examines three core questions. First, what is the scope and direction of neuroscientific inquiry? Second, how has progress to date affected scientific and philosophical ideas, and finally, what ethical issues and problems does this progress and knowledge incur, both now and in the future?

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521703031
Number of pages: 418
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The task for neuroethics, so well captured in this volume, is how to bridge the gap between mind and brain while acknowledging that this chasm cannot, and perhaps should not, be filled." Amir Raz, PsycCritiques

You may also be interested in...

Picasso's Brain
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Brain: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded)
Added to basket
The Tale of the Duelling Neurosurgeons
Added to basket
The Autistic Brain
Added to basket
Emotion: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Future of the Mind
Added to basket
The Plastic Mind
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Human Brain Coloring Book
Added to basket
30-Second Brain
Added to basket
We Are Our Brains
Added to basket
The Brain Book
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback
Our Ageing Brain
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
This Idea Must Die
Added to basket
Delusions of Gender
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.