Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will

Oxford University Press UK (2007)

Abstract
If humans are purely physical, and if it is the brain that does the work formerly assigned to the mind or soul, then how can it fail to be the case that all of our thoughts and actions are determined by the laws of neurobiology? If this is the case, then free will, moral responsibility, and, indeed, reason itself would appear to be in jeopardy. Murphy and Brown present an original defence of a non-reductive version of physicalism whereby humans are the authors of their own thoughts and actions.
Keywords Responsibility  Free will and determinism  Mind and body  Neurobiology
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Call number BJ1031.M87 2007
ISBN(s) 9780199568239   9780199215393   0199215391
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