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Free Will in the Age of Neuromodulation

Given that our personality, emotions, and mental abilities may in future be deliberately modified by neurochemical interventions (for example, in ‘human enhancement’) we might find it necessary to revise some of our basic philosophical notions of identity, personhood, and moral merit.

Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan

In this article, GCSP’s Head of Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan explores some of the implications of our increasing ability to chemically and technologically alter our moods and thoughts.

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