University of Cambridge > > Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Seminars > Neuroprediction and the law

Neuroprediction and the law

Add to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal

If you have a question about this talk, please contact Dr Katherine Bowers.

Debates surrounding the use of prediction in criminal punishment usually turn on differing views about the appropriate jurisprudential role of equality and proportionality. Views about the appropriate role of equality and proportionality play out in the ‘classic debate’ between retributivism and consequentialism. Therefore, whether prediction in criminal punishment is permissible turns on whether one subscribes to retributivism or consequentialism as the appropriate theory of punishment. This talk goes through some of the more recent developments in neuroscience and neuroprediction, and asks how these developments bear on traditional jurisprudential concerns.

This talk is part of the Darwin College Humanities and Social Sciences Seminars series.

Tell a friend about this talk:

This talk is included in these lists:

Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.


© 2006-2023, University of Cambridge. Contact Us | Help and Documentation | Privacy and Publicity