Monday, March 12, 2007

The Fashions of the Times: Neurolaw

The sort of scholarship that Jeffrey Rosen describes will give the study of law and neuroscience a bad name. See Jeffrey Rosen, The Brain on the Stand (March 11, 2007).

There seems to be something about the legal mind that sometimes just cannot resist facile practical conclusions -- and ill-considered theoretical ones -- produced by the sciences of man [yes, I know I'm retrograde -- but I use "man" in the generic sense and I think every reader understands that] and the mind.

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