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By Jeffrey Poland,George Graham

ISBN-10: 0262015501

ISBN-13: 9780262015509

Addictive habit threatens not only the addict's happiness and health and wellbeing but in addition the welfare and health of others. It represents a lack of strength of mind and a number of different cognitive impairments and behavioral deficits. An addict could say, "I could not support myself." yet questions come up: are we answerable for our addictions? And what obligations do others need to support us? This quantity deals more than a few views on habit and accountability and the way the 2 are sure jointly. extraordinary individuals -- from theorists to clinicians, from neuroscientists and psychologists to philosophers and criminal students -- talk about those questions in essays utilizing a number of conceptual and investigative instruments. a few members provide versions of addiction-related phenomena, together with theories of incentive sensitization, ego-depletion, and pathological impact; others handle such conventional philosophical questions as unfastened will and business enterprise, mind-body, and different minds. essays, written via students who have been themselves addicts, try to combine first-person phenomenological bills 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 totally comprehend habit if we don't additionally comprehend responsibility.

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