ISBN-10:
1789200148
ISBN-13:
9781789200140
Pub. Date:
04/09/2019
Publisher:
Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Cyborg Mind: What Brain-Computer and Mind-Cyberspace Interfaces Mean for Cyberneuroethics / Edition 1

Cyborg Mind: What Brain-Computer and Mind-Cyberspace Interfaces Mean for Cyberneuroethics / Edition 1

by Calum MacKellarCalum MacKellar
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Overview

With the development of new direct interfaces between the human brain and computer systems, the time has come for an in-depth ethical examination of the way these neuronal interfaces may support an interaction between the mind and cyberspace.

In so doing, this book does not hesitate to blend disciplines including neurobiology, philosophy, anthropology and politics. It also invites society, as a whole, to seek a path in the use of these interfaces enabling humanity to prosper while avoiding the relevant risks. As such, the volume is the first extensive study in cyberneuroethics, a subject matter which is certain to have a significant impact in the 21st century and beyond.



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ISBN-13: 9781789200140
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/09/2019
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Calum MacKellar is Director of Research of the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics, Edinburgh, and Visiting Lecturer of Bioethics at St. Mary's University, London, UK. His past books include (as co-editor) The Ethics of the New Eugenics (Berghahn Books, 2014).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Chapter 1. Why use the term Cyberneuroethics?

Chapter 2. Popular Understanding of Neuronal Interfaces

Chapter 3. Presentation of the Brain/Mind Interface

Chapter 4. Neuronal Interface Systems

Chapter 5. CyberNeuroEthics

Chapter 6. Neuronal Interfaces and Policy

Conclusion

Appendix: SCHB Recommendations on CyberNeuroEthics

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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