This quantity brings jointly a gaggle of essays through prime philosophers of technological know-how, ethicists, and felony students, commissioned for an immense and arguable convention on genetics and crime. The essays handle simple conceptual, methodological, and moral concerns raised by way of genetic study on felony habit yet principally overlooked within the public debate. They discover the complexities in tracing any genetic impact on felony, violent, or delinquent habit, the different types of interpretation to which proof of such impacts is topic, and the relevance of such impacts to the ethical and felony appraisal of felony behavior. the amount presents a severe evaluate of the assumptions, tools, and findings of modern behavioral genetics.
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