Scripta Varia

Le neuroscienze e la persona umana: prospettive nuove sulle attività umane


Proceedings of the Working Group 8-10 November 2012
A. Battro, S. Dehaene and W. Singer (eds)
Scripta Varia 121
Vatican City, 2013
pp. 320
ISBN 978-88-7761-106-2


1. Origins of Mind

Hominid Evolution and the Emergence of the Genus Homo (PDF)
Yves Coppens

Human Origins from a Genomic Perspective (PDF)
Svante Pääbo

Mind and Soul? Two Notions in the Light of Contemporary Philosophy (PDF)
Enrico Berti

2. The Dynamic Brain and Consciousness

The Neuronal Correlate of Consciousness: Unity in Time Rather than Space (PDF)
Wolf J. Singer

Brain Rhythms for Cognition and Consciousness (PDF)
Earl K. Miller

The Brain Mechanisms of Conscious Access and Introspection (PDF)
Stanislas Dehaene

Consciousness and Self-Consciousness In Favour of a Pragmatic Dualism in the Philosophy of Mind (PDF)
Jürgen Mittelstraß

Neuroscience of Self-Consciousness and Subjectivity (PDF)
Olaf Blanke

3. Towards a neuroscientific understanding of free will

Neural Mechanisms Underlying Human Choice in the Frontal Cortex (PDF)
Timothy E. Behrens

False Perceptions & False Beliefs: Understanding Schizophrenia (PDF)
Christopher D. Frith

Addiction: A Disease of Self-Control (PDF)
Nora D. Volkow

Understanding Layers: From Neuroscience to Human Responsibility (PDF)
Michael S. Gazzaniga

Self-Knowledge and the Adaptive Unconscious (PDF)
Timothy D. Wilson

Seven Ways Neuroscience Aids Law (PDF)
Owen D. Jones

Interaction Between Two Readings: The Naturalistic and the Socratic “Know Thyself” (PDF)
Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo

4. Sources of human comprehension and incomprehension

Are There Innate Mechanisms that Make us Social Beings? (PDF)
Uta Frith

Natural Cooperation (PDF)
Martin A. Nowak

Spiritualité de l’âme (PDF)
Georges Card. Cottier

Developmental Sources of Social Divisions (PDF)
Elizabeth S. Spelke

5. Can neuroscience improve the brain and mind?

The Birth of the Mind (PDF)
Jacques Mehler

How Genes and Experience Shape the Human Will (PDF)
Michael I. Posner

New Interfaces for the Brain (PDF)
John P. Donoghue

Circuits for Action Diversification
Silvia Arber

Homo Docens and the Teaching Brain (PDF)
Antonio M. Battro

Final Statement (guided by Stanislas Dehaene)


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