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Published: 06 August 2015

276 Pages


ISBN: 9780190253103

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Minds, Brains, and Law

The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Michael S. Pardo and Dennis Patterson

  • Assesses the philosophical questions that arise when neuroscientific research and technology are applied in the legal system
  • Examines the concept of the mind and the implications of this model for determinism, free will, law, and other issues
  • Examines the arguments favoring the increased use of neuroscience in law, the means for assessing its reliability in legal proceedings, and the integration of neuroscientific research into substantive legal doctrines

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