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Editors' Overview: Neuroethics: Many Voices and Many Stories

Michael Kalichman, Dena Plemmons, Stephanie J. Bird
2012 Science and Engineering Ethics  
Advances in neuroscience continue to enhance understanding of the brain and provide new tools to take advantage of that understanding. These changes are poised to profoundly alter society.  ...  Doing so will allow for the sharing of diverse views and perspectives to understand and frame the science, better educate and prepare the public for new developments, and provide a shared approach to identifying  ...  In commenting on Greenspan's conception of biological indeterminacy, Ann Pirruccello (2012) takes a philosophical approach in making a case against reductionism.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11948-012-9398-z pmid:23054674 pmcid:PMC3483404 fatcat:2auqqudvbrdlbguksbc2vjvcli

A four-part working bibliography of neuroethics: Part 4 - Ethical issues in clinical and social applications of neuroscience

Kira Becker, John R. Shook, Martina Darragh, James Giordano
2017 Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine  
Here, we present Part 4 of a four-part bibliography of the neuroethics literature focusing on clinical and social applications of neuroscience, to include: the treatment-enhancement discourse; issues arising  ...  cognition and behavior), and its use and meanings in the clinical and social spheres.  ...  Additional support for this work was provided by the Clark Family Foundation (JG), William H. and Ruth Crane Schaefer Endowment (JG), and the Neuroethics Studies Program of the Pellegrino Center for Clinical  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13010-017-0043-y pmid:28569221 pmcid:PMC5452349 fatcat:u2rs6hc6unhgnncx6k2juoani4

A four-part working bibliography of neuroethics: part 2 – neuroscientific studies of morality and ethics

Martina Darragh, Liana Buniak, James Giordano
2015 Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine  
Moral philosophy and psychology have sought to define the nature of right and wrong, and good and evil.  ...  and ethics, and/or (2) reflections upon such studies and their implications.  ...  Greenspan RJ: Biological indeterminacy. Sci Eng Ethics 2012, 18(3):447-452. doi:10.1007/s11948-012-9379-2. :581-590. Júnior RM: Neuroética: o cérebro como órgão da ética e da moral.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13010-015-0022-0 pmid:25890310 pmcid:PMC4334407 fatcat:tsczscueyvdmjin74qnykhecfq

Dreaming of islands: individuality and utopian desire in post-Darwinian literature

Niall Sreenan
2017 Island Studies Journal  
Drawing upon philosophical reflections by Gilles Deleuze on the nature of material islands and their psychic function as fantasies of transcendence, I argue that the island takes on new significance in  ...  a post-Darwinian world by offering an image of human independence that is unavailable under the regime of biological evolution.  ...  It is important, she argues, because without a positive project for understanding biological indeterminacy coming from critical philosophy, the human sciences can easily repudiate the humanities' understanding  ... 
doi:10.24043/isj.34 fatcat:usblhy6q65dujfnyuxccxn3n54

Marginalisation of the Dan fishing community and relocation of Sanya fishing port, Hainan Island, China

Zuan Ou, Guoqing Ma
2017 Island Studies Journal  
Drawing upon philosophical reflections by Gilles Deleuze on the nature of material islands and their psychic function as fantasies of transcendence, I argue that the island takes on new significance in  ...  a post-Darwinian world by offering an image of human independence that is unavailable under the regime of biological evolution.  ...  It is important, she argues, because without a positive project for understanding biological indeterminacy coming from critical philosophy, the human sciences can easily repudiate the humanities' understanding  ... 
doi:10.24043/isj.31 fatcat:jxygvoqwdbcebhrakol7p3z24m

An exposition and critique of the logical structure and biological basis of the orthogenetic theory of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Kenneth G. Butler, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa, Université D'Ottawa / University Of Ottawa
2012
History, Addivity and Irreversibility It was suggested at a previous point that, besides the random or chance interaction of many factors as the source of biological indeterminacy, Teilhard posited the  ...  The similarity between these processes and the processes envisaged in the orthogenetic theory is not one of exact identity but one of type.  ...  In this essay, Teilhard contends 'ontogenesis' is not identical to phylogenesis and the study of the mechanism of each suggests a continued growth of humanity to become an ultra-humanity.  ... 
doi:10.20381/ruor-8895 fatcat:itms7ueazffejfsgqx4r6mzbwq