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

Title Addiction and responsibility / edited by Jeffrey Poland and George Graham
Published 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.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Compulsive behavior -- Psychological aspects -- Congresses.
Dependency (Psychology) -- Congresses.
Psychology and philosophy -- Congresses.
Psychology, Pathological -- Philosophy -- Congresses.
Responsibility -- Congresses.
Self-control -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Graham, George, 1945-
Poland, Jeffrey Stephen.
LC no. 2010040931
ISBN 0262295636 (electronic bk.)
9780262295635 (electronic bk.)