Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 November 2013

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199812134

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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

New to this Edition:

  • Features a new Preface to the Paperback Edition