Neurolaw - A Conversation with Nita Farahany
Neurolaw - A Conversation with Nita Farahany
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This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Nita Farahany, Robert O. Everett Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. Nita Farahany is a leading scholar on the ethical, legal, and social implications of emerging technologies. This wide-ranging conversation examines the… (more)

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Nita Farahany, Robert O. Everett Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. Nita Farahany is a leading scholar on the ethical, legal, and social implications of emerging technologies. This wide-ranging conversation examines the growing impact of modern neuroscience on the law, deepening our understanding of a wide range of issues, from legal responsibility to the American Constitution's Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination. This carefully-edited book includes an introduction, Using our Heads, and questions for discussion at the end of each chapter: I. Neurolegal Beginnings - From cadavers to courtrooms II. Framing the Issues - Atypicalities, compulsion and plea bargaining III. Ineffective Legal Counsel - Waking up to neuroscience IV. Taking the Fifth - Neuroscience as a legal lens V. Moral Ownership - Neuroscience and responsibility VI. Administering Bioethics - Comparing different approaches About Ideas Roadshow Conversations: This book is part of an expanding series of 100+ Ideas Roadshow conversations, each one presenting a wealth of candid insights from a leading expert through a focused yet informal setting to give non-specialists a uniquely accessible window into frontline research and scholarship that wouldn't otherwise be encountered through standard lectures and textbooks. For other books in this series visit our website: https://ideas-on-film.com/ideasroadshow/.

 

Publisher: Ideas Roadshow (April 23, 2021)

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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