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Addiction

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

in In Praise of Desire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Addicts appear to have very strong desires for their addictive goods, and so to display a worrying degree of indifference to morally important ends when they choose their addictive goods over such ... More


Adolescent Competence and Culpability: Implications of Neuroscience for Juvenile Justice Administration

Barry C. Feld, B. J. Casey, and Yasmin L. Hurd

in A Primer on Criminal Law and Neuroscience: A contribution of the Law and Neuroscience Project, supported by the MacArthur Foundation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199859177
eISBN:
9780199332694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199859177.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Roper v. Simmons (2005) and Graham v. Florida (2010) held that immature judgment, susceptibility to negative peer influences, and transitory personality development diminished ... More


The Bodies In/Are The Waves

Michael Tratner

in Virginia Woolf: Writing the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780990895800
eISBN:
9781781382400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780990895800.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In her essay “On Being Ill,” Virginia Woolf indicates that she saw the power of the body to shape consciousness as undermining what literature had generally presented. This essay suggests that The ... More


The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Cyriel M.A. Pennartz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Although science has made considerable progress in discovering the neural basis of cognition, how consciousness arises remains elusive. In this book, Pennartz analyzes which aspects of conscious ... More


Coming to Mind: The Soul and Its Body

Lenn E. Goodman and D. Gregory Caramenico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061061
eISBN:
9780226061238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061238.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Contrary to popular rumor, brain science has not shown that souls are an illusion – not if by soul we mean what it is about a person that acts and thinks, often creatively, what makes choices and ... More


Contaminating Psychology with Biology: Descartes, Spinoza, Freud and Žižek

Michael Mack

in Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Building on the discussion of the introduction, this chapter analyses how our present condition of an Anthropocene planetary crisis in fact collapsed the still regnant philosophical proposition which ... More


Creativity as a Neuroscientific Mystery

Margaret A. Boden

in Neuroscience of Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Neuroscience helps us to understand combinational creativity. However, it hasn't helped us to understand either exploratory or transformational creativity. To do so, it will need to explain ... More


Embodiment: A History

Justin E.H. Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190490447
eISBN:
9780190490478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490447.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Embodiment—defined as having, being in, or being associated with a body—is a feature of the existence of many entities, perhaps even of all entities. Why entities should find themselves in this ... More


The Engine of Reason and the Pit of Naturalism

Murray Smith

in Film, Art, and the Third Culture: A Naturalized Aesthetics of Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198790648
eISBN:
9780191837791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790648.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Can neuroscience illuminate aesthetic and artistic phenomena? Do the arts pose special problems for neuroscience? And are the doubts expressed by various ‘neurosceptics’ justified? This chapter seeks ... More


Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience: The New Science of Experiment Planning

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199731756
eISBN:
9780199367658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Techniques

Science is growing at a vertiginous pace. This is no less true of neuroscience than any other discipline. It is no longer possible for anyone either to keep up with relevant literature or fully ... More


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