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Can medical interventions serve as ‘criminal rehabilitation’?

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‘Moral bioenhancement’ refers to the use of pharmaceuticals and other direct brain interventions to enhance ‘moral’ traits such as ‘empathy,’ and alter any ‘morally problematic’ dispositions, such as ‘aggression.’ This is believed to result in improved moral responses. In a recent paper, Tom Douglas considers whether medical interventions of this sort could be “provided as part of the criminal justice system’s response to the commission of crime, and for the purposes of facilitating rehabilit...

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10.1007/s12152-016-9264-9

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy Faculty
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Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Neuroethics Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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1874-5504
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1874-5490
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pubs:638761
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uri:660414af-e433-459a-a072-ba99ae3c3fd3
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660414af-e433-459a-a072-ba99ae3c3fd3
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pubs:638761

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