Was ist "neuroethik" - Eine disziplin der zukunft?

Translated title of the contribution: Neuroethics - A future discipline?

G. Northoff, J. Witzel, B. Bogerts

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Abstract

Progress in neuroscience leads not only to novel therapeutic opportunities but also raises several ethical problems. These problems are often subsumed under the term "neuroethics," of which the definition and purpose often remain unclear. We discuss the problems of informed consent, free will, sense of self, and personality in light of recent neuroscientific progress. Due to distinct categories and frames of reference, these philosophical-ethical terms cannot be limited only to the brain; the development of systematic relations is suggested. This accounts for the "special ethical position of the brain." It is concluded that only this sense can neuroethics account for the ethical complexity in neuropsychiatric disorders.

Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)5-11
Number of pages7
JournalNervenarzt
Volume77
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Free will
  • Informed consent
  • Moral judgement
  • Neuroethics
  • Personality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Was ist "neuroethik" - Eine disziplin der zukunft? / Northoff, G.; Witzel, J.; Bogerts, B.

In: Nervenarzt, Vol. 77, No. 1, 01.2006, p. 5-11.

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Northoff, G. ; Witzel, J. ; Bogerts, B. / Was ist "neuroethik" - Eine disziplin der zukunft?. In: Nervenarzt. 2006 ; Vol. 77, No. 1. pp. 5-11.
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