Neuroethics for the New Millenium

  title={Neuroethics for the New Millenium},
  author={Adina L Roskies},
  • A. Roskies
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuron
As with all newborns, picking a name is a difficult and contentious task. One of the most animated debates at the close of the NMTF conference was about the appropriateness of the label “Neuroethics.” Some claimed it was an unfortunate name for this fledgling field, because ethics is the purview of philosophers, while the field clearly needs the concerted interaction of policy makers, lawyers, journalists, and the public, as well as the philosophers and neuroscientists. Others suggested that… Expand
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  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • EMBO reports
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  • N. Levy
  • Philosophy, Medicine
  • AJOB neuroscience
  • 2011
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees
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  • Medicine
  • Cambridge quarterly of healthcare ethics : CQ : the international journal of healthcare ethics committees
  • 2018
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • 2001
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