Presentations Workshop 3

Rebecca Simpson, “Legal responsibility for self-control over temptations and habits”

Jillian Craigie  & Alicia Coram,Assessing capacities for agency in the context of private decisions and criminal acts: What can neuroscience contribute?”

Lisa Bortolotti, “‘Bad’ personal narratives, autonomy and moral responsibility”

Marion Godman, “The insanity defence and current (neuro)science of the ‘mentally ill’”

Anneli Jefferson, “Psychopathy as a testcase for moral responsibility”

Federico Faroldi, “Law as rule-following: Liability regardless of moral responsibility”

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Workshop 3 Programme

Workshop 3, August 22-23, 2012
Room 104, first floor, Senate House
 
 
 
Day 1 Aug 22
10.30-11.45 Neuroscience and the Law: Twelve Provocations
Lisa Claydon & Paul Catley (UWE)
11.45-12 Coffee
12.15-1.15 Neuroscience and the Law: Twelve Provocations (contd.)
Lisa Claydon & Paul Catley (UWE)
1.15 -2 Lunch
2-3.15 Assessing Capacities for Agency in the Context of Private Decisions & Criminal Acts: What can Neuroscience Contribute?
Jillian Craigie (UCL) (co-authored with Alicia Coram, University of Melbourne) 
3.15-3.30 Coffee
3.30 -4.45 (Neuro)Scientific Challenges to the Insanity Defence,
Marion Godman (IP)
 
Day 2, Aug 23
10.30-11.45 Legal Responsibility for Self-Control over Temptations & Habits, 
Rebecca Simpson (Manchester) 
11.45-12 Coffee
12-1.15 ‘Bad’ Personal Narratives, Autonomy & Moral Responsibility,
Lisa Bortolotti (Birmingham)
1.15-2 Lunch
2-3.15 Law as Rule-Following: Liability Regardless of Moral Responsibility,
Federico Faroldi (Pavia)
3.15 -3.30 Coffee
3.30-4.45 Psychopathy as a Testcase for Ascriptions of Moral Responsibility,
Anneli Jefferson (Jülich)
 
***This workshop is by invitation only. If you are interested in participating, please get in touch with Marion Godman, marion.godman@sas.ac.uk***
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Workshop 3 Announcement

We’ll be hosting the third and final workshop within this exploratory award on August 22-23 at the Institute of Philosophy, London.

Our confirmed speakers so far are:

Lisa Bortolotti (Birmingham)

Jillian Craigie (UCL, London)

Federico Faroldi (Pavia)

Anneli Jefferson (Jülich)

Paul Catley & Lisa Claydon (UWE)

(some other speakers will be confirmed shortly)

This workshop is by invitation only. If you are interested in participating, please get in touch with Marion Godman, marion.godman@sas.ac.uk

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Presentations from the 2nd Workshop: Moral/Criminal Responsibility and Neurocience

Stephen J. Morse, “Neuroscience and criminal responsibility”

Anneli Jefferson, “To what extent can neuroscience inform our judgments of moral responsibility?”

Markus Schlosser, “Conscious will, reason-responsiveness, and responsibility”

Hannah Maslen & Imogen Goold, “Cognitive enhancement: Implications for legal responsibility”

Georgia-Martha Gkotsi, “Neuroscience in the court: The moral responsibility of the mentally ill”

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Workshop 1 – Presentations

Marcel Brass, “Who’s in control? The neuroanatomy of intentional action”

Alfred Mele, “Free will and substance dualism: The real scientific threat to free will?”

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Programme for Workshop 2

M O R A L  &  C R I M I N A L  R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y  

A N D  N E U R O S C I E N C E

Monday 18 June – Tuesday 19 June

Supported by the AHRC, ‘Science in Culture’ Exploratory Award

Day 1, Monday June 18, Room STB3, Stewart House (basement)

12.00            Coffee

12.15             Introductions

12. 30           Stephen Morse (Pennsylvania)

Keynote: Neuroscience and criminal responsibility

2.00             Lunch

2.45              Rebecca Simpson (Manchester)

Philosophical problems with the partial defence of provocation: How neuroscience and behavioural genetics may assist

4.00             Coffee

4.15               Anneli Jefferson (Jülich)

To what extent can neuroscience inform our judgments of moral responsibility?

5.30              Close

7.00             Dinner (Location to be confirmed)

Dinner (Location to be confirmed)

Day 2, Tuesday June 19, Court Room, Senate House (first floor)

10.00           Sofia Jeppson (Stockholm)

Compatibilism and neuroscience

11.15           Coffee

11.30           Hannah Maslen (Oxford/Delft) and Imogen Goold (Oxford)

Cognitive enhancement: Implications for legal responsibility

12.45           Lunch

1.30             Markus Schlosser (Leiden)

Conscious will, reason-responsiveness, and moral responsibility

2.45               Coffee

3.00              Georgia-Martha Gkotsi (Lausanne)

Neuroscience in court: The criminal responsibility of the mentally ill

4.15               Close

***This workshop is invitation only***

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Podcast from workshop 1

A podcast of our first workshop is now available, featuring talks by Alfred Mele, Marcel Brass, Lisa Claydon, Paul Catley.

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