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Moral Enhancement and Moral Perfection in Stanley Kubrick’s “A Clockwork Orange”

This talk will be presented at the conference “From human to posthuman? Ethical Inquiries regarding the radical transformation of human beings into different kinds of beings.” organised by Johann Roduit, Collegium Helveticum, University of Zurich, Switzerland. ABSTRACT: Standard methods of

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Discerning Madness from Badness

In two days I’ll be at the Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Moral Responsibility conference in Orem, UT, organized by Chris Weigel. The program is brimming with fascinating talk titles and topics including “Moral Enhancement” by Adina Roskies, “Addiction, Fallibility and Responsibility”

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On “attending to”, “implementing”, and embodied/extended cognition

It’s two months since Professor Goldberg’s reply to my reply to a section of a section of Dennis Patterson and Michael Pardo’s awesome new book about the conceptual foundations of law and neuroscience. Time flies, and tomorrow I’ll see Dennis

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“A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility” (forthcoming)

I just heard that my article A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility (CTLR) has been accepted for publication (subject to minor changes) in Criminal Law and Philosophy. This article is particularly dear to me because it’s actually an embryonic version

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Compatibilism, Capacities and Mechanisms

The interwebs failed today. Miserably. On four separate occasions, from four different email accounts, hosted by different institutions, I tried to send the abstract shown below (originally entitled Compatibilism with mechanisms sans capacities) to @ranilillanjum for her awesome conference “The

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What do you mean “capacity”?!

Last week I was in Philadelphia at the Law and Neuroscience: State of the Art conference organised by Dennis Patterson from Rutgers and EUI. The conference lineup was fantastic – it included Debbie Denno, Adam Kolber, Michael Moore, John Mikhail,

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