Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives by Fabrice JotterandCognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives by Fabrice Jotterand

Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives

EditorFabrice Jotterand, Veljko Dubljevic

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There is a growing literature in neuroethics dealing with cognitive neuro-enhancement for healthy adults. However, discussions on this topic tend to focus on abstract theoretical positions while concrete policy proposals and detailed models are scarce. Furthermore, discussions appear to relysolely on data from the US or UK, while international perspectives are mostly non-existent. This volume fills this gap and addresses issues on cognitive enhancement comprehensively in three important ways: 1) it examines the conceptual implications stemming from competing points of view about thenature and goals of enhancement; 2) it addresses the ethical, social, and legal implications of neuroenhancement from an international and global perspective including contributions from scholars in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America; and 3) it discusses and analyzesconcrete legal issues and policy options tailored to specific contexts.
Fabrice Jotterand, PhD, MA, is Associate Professor in the Department of Health Care Ethics at Regis University and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel, Switzerland. His scholarship and research interests focus on issues including moral enhancement, neurotechnologies and human identity, the use ...
Title:Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:June 20, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Fabrice Jotterand and Veljko Dubljevic: IntroductionPART 1: CONCEPTUAL IMPLICATIONS2. Neil Levy: Towards a more banal neuroethics3. Filippo Santoni de Sio, Nadira Faber, Julian Savulescu, and Nicole A. Vincent: Why less praise for enhanced performance?Moving beyond responsibility-shifting, authenticity, and cheating, towards a nature-of-activities approach4. Fabrice Jotterand: Moral enhancement, Neuroessentialism, and Moral Content5. Gregor Wolbring and Lucy Diep: Cognitive/neuroenhancement through an Ability Studies Lens6. John R. Shook and James Giordano: Defining Contexts of Cognitive (Performance) Enhancements: Neuroethical Considerations, and Implications for PolicyPART 2: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES7. Dan J. Stein: Cognitive enhancement: A South African Perspective8. Kevin Chien-Chang Wu: Cognitive enhancement: A Confucian perspective from Taiwan9. Hillel Braude: Enhancing Cognition in the 'Brain Nation': An Israeli Perspective10. Charmaine Jensen, Brad Partridge, Cynthia Forlini, Wayne Hall and Jayne Lucke: Cognitive Enhancement Down-Under: An Australian Perspective11. Sebastian Sattler: Cognitive Enhancement in Germany: Prevalence, Attitudes, Moral Acceptability, Terms, Legal Status, and the Ethics Debate12. Maartje Schermer: Cognitive enhancement in the Netherlands: Practices, public opinion and ethics13. Eric Racine: Cognitive enhancement in Canada: An overview of conceptual and contextual aspects, policy discussions, and academic research14. Daniel Loewe: Cognitive enhancement and the leveling of the playing-field: The case of Latin AmericaPART 3: LAW AND POLICY OPTIONS15. Robert H. Blank: Regulating Cognitive Enhancement Technologies: Policy Options and Problems16. Veljko Dubljevic: Enhancing with Modafinil: Benefiting or harming society?17. Hannah Maslen: Towards an Ethical Framework for Regulating the Market for Cognitive Enhancement Devices18. Mark Jonathan Blitz: A constitutional Right to Use Thought-Enhancing Technology19. Jan-Christoph Bublitz: Drugs, Enhancements and Rights: Ten Points for Lawmakers to Consider20. Jennifer A. Chandler and Adam M. Dodek: Cognitive Enhancement in the Courtroom: What can we learn about the ethics of pharmacological cognitive enhancement by looking at judicial cognition?Judy Illes: Epilogue: A Feast of Thinking on the Naturalization of Enhancement Neurotechnology