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In each case Glannon brings his philosophical framework to bear, weighs the risks and benefits of interventions, and makes concrete recommendations, most of which seem well-reasoned and defensible. Walter Glannon – – Bioethics 28 3: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. All these procedures and drugs alter the neural correlates of our mind and raise fascinating and important ethical questions about their benefits and harms.

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Brain — Research — Moral and ethical aspects. Contemporary Readings in Biomedical Ethics. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Glannon suggests that, as an alternative to prison, we could in some cases offer voluntary treatment with psychotropic drugs to increase the capacity for self-control, even if this might affect personality [p ].

Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Brain, Body, and Self ; 3. Electrical and magnetic stimulation of the brain can non-invasively relieve glanon 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. New drugs can help regenerate neuronal connections otherwise disrupted by schizophrenia and similar diseases.

Summary Our ability to map and intervene in the structure of the human brain is proceeding at a very quick rate.

While not exhaustive, Glannons work addresses a wide range of fascinatingissues and his pathbreaking work should appeal to philosophers, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, psychologists, and bioethicists. Looking for beautiful books? Bioethics and the Brain Tom Clark. All these procedures and drugs alter the neural correlates of our mind and raise fascinating and important ethical questions about their benefits and harms.

They are, in a sense, among the most profound bioethical questions we face, since these techniques bioethiics touch on the deepest aspects of thehuman mind: Indentity, Prudential Concern, and Extended Lives. In Bioethics and the Brain link is externalWalter Glannon takes up these challenges and many others, considered in the context of emerging technologies such as neuroimaging, drug therapy, psychosurgery and brain stimulation.


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Neurosciences — Research — Moral and ethical aspects. It also covers different forms of glannoon and psychosurgery, deep brain stimulation, the thought-controlled brain-computer interface, and brain death. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Medical Ethics 13 3: History of Western Philosophy. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

The moral dimension of behavior is thus a person-level descriptive and explanatory framework operating over what neuroscience reveals as a mechanistic causal system. No keywords specified fix it.

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Added to PP index Total downloads 2of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Review “Glannon’s work addresses a wide range of fascinating issues of modern medicine and related ethical issues which should be of great interest for neuroscientists and practicing neurologists, psychiatrists and researchers interested and engaged in bioethics, a problem widely neglected until today.

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