American Journal of Bioethics. Review of Walter Glannon, Bioethics and the Brain. By Pages: This article has no abstract. View Full Text. Bookmark the. In Bioethics and the Brain, Walter Glannon discusses various philosophical and issues as predictive brain imaging, psychopharmacological enhancement. Bioethics and the Brain by Walter Glannon, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Carina Fourie and Annette Rid. The book will be extremely valuable to anyone seriously interested in the field of neuroethics. Review of Walter Glannon, Bioethics and the Brain. He believes the emergent mind has qualitatively new properties not exhibited by the physical properties of the brain.
They are, in a sense, among the most profound bioethical questions we face, since these techniques can touch on the deepest aspects of thehuman mind: Description This is the first single-author book on what has come to be known as neuroethics. 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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Review quote “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.
However, having rid the machine of its ghost, we might wonder in what sense complex biological processes such as ourselves deserve to be punished instead of voluntarily improved, should this become possible.
General Issues Bio-ethics Neurosciences. Scholars from other disciplines will appreciate Glannon’s clearly written and well-documented scholarship.
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Neuroethics in Applied Ethics. If the burden of applied ethics is to decide how we should treat one another in various contexts, then neuroethics raises a particularly interesting set of questions. Donation, Death, and Harm.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. While not exhaustive, Glannons work addresses a wide range of fascinating issues and his pathbreaking work should appeal to philosophers, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, psychologists, and bioethicists.
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 ]. 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.
It is a fascinating book written by someone who is both knowledgeable about the science of the brain and also a mature and sophisticated philosopher.
Such responsibility is compatible with the fact that the operations of the brain, although dauntingly complex, are most likely deterministic. His paramount concern is the rights and welfare of those undergoing interventions that might affect the glannonn of self, whether they be patients or inmates.
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He 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. A Response to Walter Glannon. This is the first single-author book on what has come to be known as neuroethics.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Brain, Body, and Self ; 3. Summary Our ability to map and intervene in the structure of the human brain is proceeding at a very quick rate.
Sign in to use this feature. But a mature neuroethics, which Glannon does much to advance, might nevertheless challenge some of our deepest moral intuitions. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Our Brains Are Not Us. American Journal of Bioethics 7 1: 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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