Philosophy and Neuroethics


Course Content

In this course students are introduced to the most important schools of
thought and key concepts in philosophical and ethical debates on the
impact of neurotechnologies on society, more specifically, on healthcare
and criminal law. Topics include: the problem of mind and brain, history
and philosophy of neuroscience, and assessments of criminal
responsibility in light of neuroscientific developments.

Teaching Methods

(Interactive) lectures

Method of Assessment

Written exam


See the course manual

Additional Information

This course is part of the Universiteitsminor Technology, Law and Ethics

General Information

Course Code W_BA_PNEU
Credits 6 EC
Period P2
Course Level 200
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator dr. ing. L.C. de Bruin
Examiner dr. ing. L.C. de Bruin
Teaching Staff prof. dr. G. Meynen

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Lecture, Study Group
Target audiences

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