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Title Neuroscience and legal responsibility / edited by Nicole A Vincent.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]


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Physical description viii, 395 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Oxford series in neuroscience, law, and philosophy.
Series in neuroscience, law, and philosophy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Law and neuroscience: historical context / Nicole A. Vincent -- 2. Criminal common law compatibilism / Stephen J. Morse -- 3. What can neurosciences say about responsibility?: taking the distinction between theoretical and practical reason seriously / Anne Ruth Mackor -- 4. Irrationality, mental capacities, and neuroscience / Jillian Craigie and Alicia Coram -- 5. Skepticism concerning human agency: sciences of the self versus "voluntariness" in the law / Paul Sheldon Davies -- 6. Implications of heuristics and biases research on moral and legal responsibility: a case against the reasonable person standard / Leora Dahan-Katz -- 7. Moral responsibility and consciousness: two challenges, one solution / Neil Levy -- 8. Translating scientific evidence into the language of the "folk": executive function as capacity-responsibility / Katrina L. Sifferd -- 9. Neuroscience, deviant appetites, and the criminal law / Colin Gavaghan -- 10. Is psychopathy a mental disease? / Thomas Nadelhoffer and Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong -- 11. Addiction, choice, and disease: how voluntary is voluntary action in addiction? / Jeanette Kennett -- 12. How may neuroscience affect the way that the criminal courts deal with addicted offenders? / Wayne Hall and Adrian Carter -- 13. Enhancing responsibility / Nicole A. Vincent -- 14. Guilty minds in washed brains?: manipulation cases and the limits of neuroscientific excuses in liberal legal orders / Christoph Bublitz and Reinhard Merkel.
Other author Vincent, Nicole A.
Subject Law -- Psychological aspects.
Forensic neurology.
ISBN 9780199925605 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199925607 (hbk. : alk. paper)