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Review of Walter Glannon, Bioethics and the Brain.

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All these procedures and drugs alter the neural correlates of our mind and raise fascinating and important ethical questions about their benefits and harms. Academic Skip to main content. In Consciousness in Contemporary Science, ed. Walter Glannon – – American Journal of Bioethics gllannon 8: All these procedures and drugs alter the neural correlates of our mind and raise fascinating and important ethical questions about their benefits and harms.

We must proceed conservatively, therefore, in prescribing treatments that rely on a still nascent brain science. Series B, Biological sciences Glannon says that once conjured into existence by neurons, persons come to have their own irreducibly reasons-based, socially responsive and thus perhaps specifically moral capacities.

Clark – – American Journal of Bioethics 7 5: Glannon then looks at the ethical implications of various kinds of treatments, suchas: Make this your default list. Indentity, Prudential Concern, and Extended Lives.

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These include just to mention a few the therapeutic manipulation of memory, the paradoxes of placebo use, the behavioral control of criminals, the possibly spiritual benefits of transcranial magnetic stimulation, and the biological criteria of death.

Grain starts by describing the state of the art in neuroscientific research and treatment, and gives the reader an up-to-date picture of the brain.

Bioethics and the Brain

Walter Glannon – – Bioethics 23 6: Walter Glannon uses a philosophical framework that is fully informed by cutting edge neuroscience as well as contemporary legal cases such as TerriSchiavo, to offer readers an introduction to this fascinating topic. Science Logic and Mathematics. Glannon provides an overview of brain physiology and function, moves quickly to philosophical considerations of mind, gioethics, self and personhood, and thence to well documented discussions of a host of cutting-edge neuroethical issues.

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All these procedures and drugs alter the neural correlates of our mind and raise fascinating and important ethical questions about their benefits and harms. The self becomes the target of analysis Farah and Heberlein and thus deconstructable, mutable, perhaps even improvable according to some standard.

Psychiatric Neuroethics Walter Glannon. Lower-level undergraduates and above; general readers. Table of contents 1. Electrical and magnetic stimulation of the brain can non-invasively relieve symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression and other conditions resistant to treatment, while implanting neuro-electrodes can help patients with Parkinsons and other motor control-related diseases.

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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. This is the first single-author book on what has come to be known as neuroethics. This is a valuable and exciting investigation at the cutting edge of the science of the brain.

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Walter Glannon – – Harcourt College Publishers. Walter Glannon uses a philosophical framework that is fully informed by cutting edge neuroscience as well as contemporary legal cases such as Terri Schiavo, to offer readers an introduction to this fascinating topic. Even more contentious is how to treat patients and all too often incarcerated offenders who, although basically rational, have significant personality and impulse control disorders that put them on the cusp of the medical-moral divide.

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