Neuroethics of Memory

Neuroethics of Memory

From Total Recall to Oblivion

Glannon, Walter (University of Calgary)

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

Using a framework informed by neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy, this book addresses a range of metaphysical, ethical, and legal issues in modelling and modifying human memory. Its arguments and conclusions will interest clinical neuroscientists, psychologists, philosophers, and legal theorists.
Introduction; 1. Memory systems and memory stages; 2. Agency, identity and dementia; 3. Anesthesia, amnesia and recall; 4. Disorders of memory content and interventions; 5. Disorders of memory capacity and interventions; 6. Legal issues involving memory; Epilogue. The future of memory.