Foundations of Neuroscience

  • Marcus┬áJacobson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Marcus Jacobson
    Pages 1-96
  3. Marcus Jacobson
    Pages 97-149
  4. Marcus Jacobson
    Pages 151-227
  5. Marcus Jacobson
    Pages 229-289
  6. Marcus Jacobson
    Pages 291-324
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 325-387

About this book


The author makes a unique contribution to the field by discussing the history and philosophy of the neurosciences, and then developing critical approaches which integrate techniques, theory, and ethics. Taken as a whole, Jacobson's work will provide a coherent and humane framework for future research programs.
The paperback edition of this highly successful text, first published in 1993, is now available! The author brings the ethics of neuroscience into a closer relationship with empirical research. Covering the field's history, philosophy, theories, and techniques, this volume provides the necessary moral and ethical framework to evaluate neuroscience research.


Moral brain ethics neuroscience philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Marcus┬áJacobson
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Utah School of MedicineSalt Lake CityUSA

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