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Title Downward causation and the neurobiology of free will [electronic resource] / Nancey Murphy, George F.R. Ellis, and Timothy O'Connor (eds.).

Published Berlin : Springer, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (viii, 291 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Series Understanding complex systems, 1860-0832
Understanding complex systems.
Notes "Arises out of a workshop held in California in April of 2007, which was chaired by Dr. Christof Koch"--P. [v].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Free will, physics, biology, and the brain / Christof Koch -- Human freedom and "emergence" / William T. Newsome -- Top-down causation and the human brain / George F.R. Ellis -- Top-down causation and autonomy in complex systems / Alicia Juarrero -- Toward a complementary neuroscience : metastable coordination dynamics of the brain / J.A. Scott Kelso and Emmanuelle Tognoli -- Physiology of volition / Mark Hallett -- How we recognize our own actions / Sarah-Jayne Blakemore -- Volition and the function of consciousness / Hakwan C. Lau -- Conscious willing and the emerging sciences of brain and behavior / Timothy O'Connor -- Contemplative neuroscience as an approach to volitional consciousness / Evan Thompson -- Free will and top-down control in the brain / Chris D. Frith -- Thinking beyond the bereitschaftspotential : consciousness of self and others as a necessary condition for change / Sean A. Spence -- Criminal responsibility, free will, and neuroscience / David Hodgson -- Law, responsibility, and the brain / Dean Mobbs, Hakwan C. Lau, Owen D. Jones ... [et al.] -- The controversy over brain research / Hans K赮g.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Murphy, Nancey C.
Ellis, George F. R. (George Francis Rayner)
O'Connor, Timothy, 1965-
Subject Neurosciences.
Free will and determinism.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783642032059 (e-isbn)
3642032052 (e-isbn)