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Judy; Sahakia Illes - Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics - 9780199680634 - V9780199680634
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Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics

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Description for Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics Paperback. A landmark in the scientific literature, the Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics presents a pioneering review of a topic central to the biosciences. It breaks new ground in bringing together leading neuroscientists, philosophers, and lawyers to tackle some of the most significant ethical issues that face us now and will continue to do so. Editor(s): Illes, Judy; Sahakian, Barbara J. Num Pages: 920 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures,. BIC Classification: HPM; JMM; PSAD; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 175 x 55. Weight in Grams: 1738.
The past two decades have seen unparalleled developments in our knowledge of the brain and mind. However, these advances have forced us to confront head-on some significant ethical issues regarding our application of this information in the real world- whether using brain images to establish guilt within a court of law, or developing drugs to enhance cognition. Historically, any consideration of the ethical, legal, and social implications of emerging technologies in science and medicine has lagged behind the discovery of the technology itself. These delays have caused problems in the acceptability and potential applications of biomedical advances and posed ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
920
Condition
New
Number of Pages
976
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199680634
SKU
V9780199680634
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About Judy; Sahakia Illes
Dr. Illes is Professor of Neurology and Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. She is Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, and faculty in the Brain Research Centre at UBC and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. She also holds affiliate appointments in the School of Population and Public Health and the ... Read more

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