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Responsible BrainsEn the fraught task namely formulating an empirically well founded account Of Moral Legal moral and legal An illuminate and inform the nature of responsibility and agency They go on to offer a novel and comprehensive neuroscientific theory of uman responsibilityThe authors' core ypothesis is that responsibility is grounded in the brain's prefrontal executive processes which theory of uman responsibilityThe authors' core ypothesis is that responsibility is grounded in the brain's prefrontal executive processes which us to make plans shift attention inhibit actions and The authors develop the executive theory of responsibility and discuss its implications for criminal law Their theory neatly bridges the folk psychological concepts of the law and neuroscientific findin. With the arguments on offer
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arguments were always challenging and edifying Especially impressive giv. If a defendant on trial for murder were found to ave serious brain damage which brain parts or processes would ave to be damaged for im to be considered not responsible or less responsible for the crime What mental illnesses would damaged for im to be considered not responsible or less responsible for the crime What mental illnesses would legal pleas of insanity In Responsible Brains philosophers William Hirstein Katrina Sifferd and Tyler Fagan examine recent developments in neuroscience that point to neural mechanisms of responsibility Drawing on this research they argue that evidence from neuroscience and cognitive science this research they argue that evidence from neuroscience and cognitive science ,

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