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Published: 23 December 2010

288 Pages | 43 B&W Lineart, 2 B&W Combo

ISBN: 9780195381641

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Conscious Will and Responsibility

A Tribute to Benjamin Libet

Edited by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Lynn Nadel

  • Current Interest: The issues addressed in this book have attracted a great deal of attention recently because of striking novel developments in neuroscience.
  • Practical importance: The theses advanced here have sweeping implications for how we handle criminals and other wrongdoers, not only inside the legal sytem but also in everyday life.
  • Interdisciplinary: This collection brings together contributors from fields that rarely speak to each other, but here they collectively produce a vision that transcends their individual fields. Contributors include Larry Alexander, William Banks, Chris Frith, Patrick Haggard, Mark Hallett, John-Dylan Haynes, Terry Horgan, Hakwan Lau, Benjamin Libet, Al Mele, Michael Moore, Lynn Nadel, Thomas Nadelhoffer, Elisabeth Pacherie, Susan Pockett, Adina Roskies, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Angela Sirigu, Dan Wegner, Thalia Wheatley, and Gideon Yaffe.
  • Prominence: The contributors are experts at the top of their fields.
  • Accessability: The essays were edited carefully in order to facilitate understanding by non-experts.

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