The Ethics Blog

A blog from the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Tag: brain

Beyond awareness: the need for a more comprehensive ethics of disorders of consciousness

Disorders of consciousness like coma, unresponsive wakefulness syndrome, and what is known as minimally conscious state, are among the most challenging issues in current ethical debates. Ethical analyses of these states usually focus on the ‘residual’ awareness that these patients might still have. Such awareness is taken to have bearing on other factors that are […]

Interview with Kathinka Evers

One of my colleagues here at CRB, Kathinka Evers, recently returned from Barcelona, where she participated in the lecture series, The Origins of the Human Mind: PS: Why did you participate in this series? KE: I was invited by the Centre for Contemporary Culture to present the rise of neuroethics and my views on informed […]

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