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Deep brain stimulation, authenticity and value.

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Deep brain stimulation has been of considerable interest to bioethicists, in large part because of the effects that the intervention can occasionally have on central features of the recipient's personality. These effects raise questions regarding the philosophical concept of authenticity. In this article, we expand on our earlier work on the concept of authenticity in the context of deep brain stimulation by developing a diachronic, value-based account of authenticity. Our account draws on bo...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/s0963180117000147

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics Journal website
Volume:
26
Issue:
4
Pages:
640-657
Publication date:
2017-09-05
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EISSN:
1469-2147
ISSN:
0963-1801
Pubs id:
pubs:733011
URN:
uri:aa2c93bb-547b-4b4e-8d6d-46622e781c0d
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uuid:aa2c93bb-547b-4b4e-8d6d-46622e781c0d
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pubs:733011

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