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 well-being but in addition the welfare and health and wellbeing of others. It represents a lack of self-discipline and quite a few different cognitive impairments and behavioral deficits. An addict may possibly say, "I couldn’t support myself." yet questions come up: are we liable for our addictions? And what tasks do others need to support us? This quantity bargains a variety of views on dependancy and accountability and the way the 2 are sure jointly. individual contributors—from theorists to clinicians, from neuroscientists and psychologists to philosophers and felony scholars—discuss those questions in essays utilizing a number of conceptual and investigative instruments.

Some individuals provide types of addiction-related phenomena, together with theories of incentive sensitization, ego-depletion, and pathological have an effect on; others tackle such conventional philosophical questions as unfastened will and business enterprise, mind-body, and different minds. essays, written by way of students who have been themselves addicts, try to combine first-person phenomenological debts with the third-person standpoint of the sciences. participants 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 dependancy if we don't additionally comprehend accountability.

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