Tag: criminal law

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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Neuroethics Course Syllabi

Hey y’all, I’m teaching two neuroethics(ey) courses this Fall: • Brain, Self, and Society • Neuroethics (Neurointerventions) New content this time around: links to podcasts, videos (e.g. TED talks), and newspaper articles. I’m hoping to make this material easier to

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How we think about causation

In Couterfactuals, Control, and Causation: Why Knowledgeable People Get Blamed More, Elizabeth A. Gilbert and colleagues report findings from three psychology experiments. Here’s their abstract: Legal and prescriptive theories of blame generally propose that judgments about an actor’s mental state

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