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Philosophy - Ethics | Neuroethics - incl. option to publish open access (Editorial Board)



Main editor: Neil Levy

ISSN: 1874-5504 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12152

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Neil Levy (Florey Neuroscience Institutes; University of Oxford)


Associate Editors

Paul J. Ford (Cleveland Clinic)

James Giordano (Georgetown University)

Adam Kolber (Brooklyn Law School)

Gert-Jan Lokhorst (Technische Universiteit Delft)

Eric Racine (IRCM, Université de Montréal and McGill University)


International Advisory Board

Richard E. Ashcroft (Queen Mary, University of London)

Antoine Bechara (University of Southern California)

Matthew Broome (University of Warwick)

Patricia Churchland (University of California, San Diego)

Andy Clark (University of Edinburgh)

Martha Farah (University of Pennsylvania)

Joseph Fins (Weill Cornell Medical College)

Owen Flanagan (Duke University)

Tamami Fukushi (Japan Science and Technology Agency)

K.W.M. Fulford (University of Warwick)

Grant Gillett (University of Otago)

Walter Glannon (University of Calgary)

George Graham (Georgia State University, USA)

John Harris (University of Manchester)

Jon Haidt (New York University)

Nicole Vincent (Macquarie University)

Michael Moore (University of Illinois)

Stephen Morse (University of Pennsylvania Law School)

Georg Northoff (University of Ottawa)

Christian Perring (Dowling College)

Vilayanur S. Ramachandran (University of California, San Diego)

An Ravelingien (University of Ghent)

Steven Rose (Open University)

Adina Roskies (Dartmouth College)

Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford)

Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University)

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Duke University)

John Sutton (Macquarie University)

Susan M. Wolf (University of Minnesota Law School)

Paul Root Wolpe (Emory University)

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    Neuroethics will be an international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to academic articles on the ethical, legal, political, social and philosophical issues provoked by research in the contemporary sciences of the mind, especially, but not only, neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology. The journal will publish high-quality reflections on questions raised by the sciences of the mind, and on the ways in which the sciences of the mind illuminate longstanding debates in ethics.

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