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Evidence-based neuroethics, deep brain stimulation and personality: deflating, but not bursting, the bubble

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Gilbert et al. have raised important questions about the empirical grounding of neuroethical analyses of the apparent phenomenon of Deep Brain Stimulation ‘causing’ personality changes. In this paper, we consider how to make neuroethical claims appropriately calibrated to existing evidence, and the role that philosophical neuroethics has to play in this enterprise of ‘evidence-based neuroethics’. In the first half of the paper, we begin by highlighting the challenges we face in investigating ...

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10.1007/s12152-018-9392-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
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Pugh, J
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Savulescu, J
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Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
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Neuroethics Journal website
Publication date:
2018-12-03
Acceptance date:
2018-11-18
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1874-5504
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1874-5490
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pubs:944052
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uri:ef85fdea-d7f6-412b-9fce-9c26ea7e361e
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