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    This book is aimed primarily at the practitioners of morals such as psychiatrists,lawyers and policy-makers. My professional background is clinical psychiatry It is divided into three parts. The first of these provides an overview of moral theory, morality in non-human species and recent developments in neuroscience that are of relevance to moral and legal responsibility. In the second part I offer a new paradigm of free action based on the overlaps between free will, moral value and art. In…Read more
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    Ethics and aims in psychotherapy: a contribution from Kant
    Journal of Medical Ethics 24 (4): 274-278. 1998.
    Psychotherapy is an activity which takes many forms and which has many aims. The present paper argues that it can be viewed as a form of moral suasion. Kant's concepts of free will and ethics are described and these are then applied to the processes and outcome of psychotherapy. It is argued that his ideas, by linking rationality, free will and ethics into a single philosophical system, offer a valuable theoretical framework for thinking about aims and ethical issues in psychotherapy
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    The Role of Aesthetic Judgments in Psychotherapy
    Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 12 (4): 283-295. 2005.
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    Aesthetics, Ethics, and the Experience of Self
    Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 12 (4): 311-313. 2005.