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Addiction and Responsibility by Jeffrey Poland and George Graham (eds)

By Jeffrey Poland and George Graham (eds)

Addictive habit threatens not only the addict's happiness and wellbeing and fitness but additionally the welfare and wellbeing and fitness of others. It represents a lack of strength of will and a number of different cognitive impairments and behavioral deficits. An addict may perhaps say, "I couldn’t aid myself." yet questions come up: are we accountable for our addictions? And what duties do others need to aid us? This quantity deals more than a few views on dependancy and accountability and the way the 2 are sure jointly. extraordinary contributors—from theorists to clinicians, from neuroscientists and psychologists to philosophers and felony scholars—discuss those questions in essays utilizing numerous conceptual and investigative instruments.

Some members supply types of addiction-related phenomena, together with theories of incentive sensitization, ego-depletion, and pathological impact; others deal with such conventional philosophical questions as loose will and enterprise, mind-body, and different minds. essays, written by means of students who have been themselves addicts, try to combine first-person phenomenological money owed with the third-person standpoint of the sciences. individuals distinguish between ethical accountability, obligation, and the moral accountability of clinicians and researchers. Taken jointly, the essays provide a forceful argument that we won't absolutely comprehend habit if we don't additionally comprehend accountability.

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