By Neil Levy
Dependancy turns out to contain an important measure of lack of keep an eye on over behaviour, but it continues to be mysterious how this type of lack of keep an eye on happens and the way it may be suitable with the retention of enterprise. This assortment, which arose out of a convention held on the college of Oxford, brings jointly philosophers, neuroscientists and psychologists with the purpose of realizing this lack of keep an eye on from a perspective proficient by means of state of the art technological know-how and philosophical reflection. Read more...
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Addiction and self-control : perspectives from philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience by Neil Levy