Minds, Brains, and Law: The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

New York, NY: Oxford University Press USA. Edited by Dennis M. Patterson (2013)
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This book addresses the philosophical questions that arise when neuroscientific research and technology are applied in the legal system. The empirical, practical, ethical, and conceptual issues that Pardo and Patterson seek to redress will deeply influence how we negotiate and implement the fruits of neuroscience in law and policy in the future.



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This concluding chapter presents some thoughts about the importance of philosophy for law and neuroscience and for the particular approach taken to the philosophical challenges. It argues that no work on law and neuroscience can ignore fundamental philosophical issues, and that clarity and... see more

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