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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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For the law, neuroscience changes nothing, and everything link is external. Farah, Director, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, University bioethicw Pennsylvania “Walter Glannon recognizes the power and importance of the ongoing revolution in our understanding of the human brain, and this recognition is what makes Bioethics and the Brain especially welcome as one of the first efforts to systematically examine the metaphysical, existential, znd, and legal consquences of this revolution He believes the emergent mind has qualitatively new properties not exhibited by the physical properties of the brain.

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In Consciousness in Contemporary Science, ed. One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. They are, in a sense, among the most profound bioethical questions we face, since these techniques can touch on the deepest aspects of the human mind: If so, how do we defend its inviolability and authenticity? Eating Earth Lisa Kemmerer.

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Added to PP index Total downloads 2of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Summary Our ability to map and intervene in the structure of the human brain is proceeding at a very quick rate. Walter Glannon uses a philosophical framework that is fully informed by cutting edge neuroscience as well as contemporary legal cases such as Terri Schiavo, to offer readers an introduction to this fascinating glqnnon. There are, consequently, a wide range of treatments discussed by Glannon, some accepted, some experimental, some more invasive than others, that have uncontroversially therapeutic objectives.

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Bioethics and the Brain

General Issues Bio-ethics Neurosciences. All this makes the book a valuable resource for those wanting a survey of current and future neuroethical concerns, and a clear viewpoint against which to test their own intuitions and reasoning.

Glannon has given us a useful, and in many ways comforting, guide to the ethical implications arising from emerging knowledge of the human brain. Make this your default list. Brain — Research — Moral and ethical aspects. Series B, Biological sciences Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Walter Glannon – – Bioethics 16 3: Review “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.

Academic Skip to main content. Scholars from other disciplines will appreciate Glannon’s clearly written and well-documented scholarship. Walter Glannon uses a philosophical framework that is fully informed by cutting edge neuroscience as well as contemporary legal cases such as Terri Schiavo, to offer readers an introduction to this fascinating topic.

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Bioethics and the Brain is one of the most fascinating books about the problems and relations between neuroscience, practical medicine, and bioethics. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Lower-level undergraduates and above; general readers. Choice Review Glannon Univ. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

This entry has no external links. 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. This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level.

In each case Glannon brings his philosophical framework to bear, weighs the risks and benefits of interventions, and makes concrete recommendations, most of which seem well-reasoned and defensible. It explores diagnostic and predictive neuroimaging, and pharmacological and psychological interventions in the brain–including the use of psychotropic drugs for enhancing cognitive and affective capacities.

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Taylor – – Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 17 3: Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. Description This is the first single-author book on what has come to be known as neuroethics. Walter Glannon – – Hastings Center Report 38 4: Walter Glannon uses a philosophical framework that is fully informed by cutting edge neuroscience as well as contemporary legal cases such as Terri Schiavo, to offer readers an introduction to this fascinating topic.

Bioethics and the Brain is one of the most fascinating books about the problems and relations between neurosciences, practical medicine and bioethics.

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.

In Bioethics and the Brain link is externalWalter Glannon takes up these challenges and many others, considered in the context of emerging technologies such as neuroimaging, drug therapy, psychosurgery and brain stimulation. This is a valuable and exciting investigation at the cutting edge of the science of the brain. 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 braib neglected until today.

The following items were successfully added. Walter Glannon uses braih philosophical framework that is fully informed by cutting edge neuroscience as well as contemporary legal cases such as TerriSchiavo, to offer readers an introduction to this fascinating topic. Neuroethics in Applied Ethics. If persons can be understood as the emergent result of neurally instantiated sub-personal processes, are we permitted more latitude in fixing moral defects by medical means?