This volume illustrates to the public, and legal experts, the basic principles of the field of neuroscience, that commonly goes under the name of Neurolaw. First, it illustrates the relationship between neuroscience, natural sciences and social sciences. Furthermore, it highlights numerous problems concerning the fundamental philosophical concepts used by Neurolaw and evaluates the validity of the method and the limits of a neuroscientific approach to the problems of law and justice. The volume explores the possibility of application of these concepts on the fundamentals of the general theory of law and legal dogmatics. It also examines the main problems of Neurolaw in relation to public, private, criminal and procedural law. In conclusion, the book follows a systematic method that makes it an thorough manual for the introduction to Neurolaw.
Chapter 1: Neuroscience, science of nature and social sciences / Eugenio Picozza ; Chapter 2: Neuro law : validity and limits of a neuroscientific approach to problems Rrelating to law and justice / Eugenio Picozza ; Chapter 3: General issues / Vera Cuzzocrea ; Chapter 4: Problems about enforcement / Eugenio Picozza ; Chapter 5: Public law and private law issues / Eugenio Picozza ; Chapter 6: Criminal law issues / David Terracina ; Chapter 7: Criminal procedure issues / Laura Capraro.