Dr. Nicole Vincent will present a talk on TedxSydney on April 26. Dr. Vincent is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy, specializing in neurolaw. She obtained a PhD in philosophy of tort law from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Later that year she became affiliated with the Philosophy Section at Technische Universiteit Delft in The Netherlands, initially working on Dr Gert-Jan Lokhorst’s neurolaw research project entitled “The Brain and The Law;” and then as chief investigator of the international research project “Enhancing Responsibility: The Effects of Cognitive Enhancement on Moral and Legal Responsibility.” From 2011 until 2013 she was a research fellow in the Department of Philosophy at Macquarie University in Sydney, working on a project entitled “Reappraising the Capacitarian Foundation of Neurolaw.” In August 2013 she joined the Department of Philosophy at Georgia State University as Associate Professor of Philosophy, Law and Neuroscience.
TED is a US based not-for-profit enterprise started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment & Design. TEDxSydney is an independently organised event licensed from TED that has become a “leading platform and pipeline for the propagation of Australian ideas, creativity, innovation and culture to the rest of the world.” Visit the TEDxSydney website for a schedule of events.
Recent publications by Dr. Vincent include:
- Vincent, Nicole A. “Restoring Responsibility: Promoting Justice, Therapy and Reform through Direct Brain Interventions.” Criminal Law and Philosophy 8.1 (2014): 21-42.
- Vincent, Nicole A.. “Neurolaw and Direct Brain Interventions.” Criminal Law and Philosophy 8.1 (2014): 43-50.
- Vincent, Nicole A. ed. Neuroscience and Legal Responsibility. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
- Filippo Santoni de Sio and Nicole A Vincent. “Rationality + Consciousness = Free Will.” Criminal Law and Philosophy. (December, 2013).
- Vincent, Nicole A. “A Compatibilist Theory of Legal Responsibility.” Criminal Law and Philosophy. (August, 2013).