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Corporate Author Society for Philosophy and Psychology. Meeting (34th : 2008 : University of Pennsylvania)

Title Addiction and responsibility [electronic resource] / edited by Jeffrey Poland and George Graham.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 306 pages) : illustrations.
Series Philosophical psychopathology : disorders of the mind
Philosophical psychopathology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The makings of a responsible addict / Jeffrey Poland and George Graham -- Drug addiction as incentive sensitization / Kent C. Berridge and Terry E. Robinson -- Free will as recursive self-prediction : does a deterministic mechanism reduce responsibility? / George Ainslie -- Addiction, responsibility, and ego depletion / Neil Levy -- Lowering the bar for addicts / Gideon Yaffe -- Decision-making capacity and responsibility in addiction / Louis C. Charland -- Addiction and criminal responsibility / Stephen J. Morse -- Grounding for understanding self-injury as addiction or (bad) habit / Nancy Nyquist Potter -- Contingency management treatments of drug and alcohol use disorders / Nancy M. Petry, Sheila M. Alessi, and Carla J. Rash -- Addiction, paradox, and the good I would / Richard Garrett -- What is it like to be an addict? / Owen Flanagan.
Summary This volume offers a range of perspectives on addiction and responsibility and how the two are bound together. Distinguished contributors dicuss questions concerning whether or not we are responsible for our own addictions and what responsibilities others have to help.
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Subject Self-control -- Congresses.
Responsibility -- Congresses.
Psychology, Pathological -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Dependency (Psychology) -- Congresses.
Compulsive behavior -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses.
Psychology and philosophy -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Poland, Jeffrey Stephen.
Graham, George, 1945-
Other Form: Print version: Society for Philosophy and Psychology. Meeting (34th : 2008 : University of Pennsylvania). Addiction and responsibility. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011 9780262015509 (DLC) 2010040931 (OCoLC)667610067
ISBN 9780262295635 (electronic bk.)
0262295636 (electronic bk.)