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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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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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No keywords specified fix it. All this makes bioeyhics 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.

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This is the author’s version of the work. For the law, neuroscience changes nothing, and everything link is glanonn. However, having rid the machine of its ghost, we might wonder in what sense complex biological processes such as ourselves deserve to be punished instead of voluntarily improved, should this become possible.

Clark – – American Journal of Bioethics 7 5: Electrical and magnetic stimulation of the brain can non-invasively relieve symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression and other amd resistant to treatment, while implanting neuro-electrodes can helppatients with Parkinsons and other motor control-related diseases.

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Glannon suggests that, as an alternative to prison, we could in some cases offer voluntary treatment with psychotropic drugs to increase the capacity for self-control, even if this might affect personality [p ].

It also covers different forms of neurosurgery and psychosurgery, deep brain stimulation, the thought-controlled brain-computer interface, and brain death. Glannon raises important ethical and philosophical questions about each technique and experiment, and presents cautionary concerns about what these techniques actually tell one about human functioning. Chapter 1 Introduction p. Neuroethics with a Human Faceby Walter Glannon.

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New drugs can help regenerate neuronal connections otherwise disrupted by schizophrenia and similar diseases. 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 znd practicing neurologists, psychiatrists and researchers interested and engaged in bioethics, a problem widely neglected until today.


Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and glannln. Library Locations and Hours. He starts by describing the state of the art in neuroscientific research and treatment, and gives the reader an up-to-date picture of the brain. 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.

Kegley California State University, Bakersfield. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. 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.

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