Aggression, psychopathy and free will from a cognitive neuroscience perspective.

@article{Blair2007AggressionPA,
  title={Aggression, psychopathy and free will from a cognitive neuroscience perspective.},
  author={R. James R. Blair},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={321-31}
}
This article considers the notion of free will in the context of aggression and psychopathy research. The philosophical literature is very briefly considered to determine under what assumptions free will can be considered to exist. However, as the issue of free will is very difficult to address directly, the prime focus of this article is on issues raised in the philosophical debate, that may be empirically tractable and that are relevant to the understanding of psychopathy. Specifically, the… CONTINUE READING