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

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Cyborg Mind

What Brain-Computer and Mind-Cyberspace Interfaces Mean for Cyberneuroethics

Calum MacKellar

310 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-014-0 $120.00/£85.00 Hb Not Yet Published (April 2019)

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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.

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).

Subject: Medical Anthropology Sociology



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


Appendix: SCHB Recommendations on CyberNeuroEthics


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