Essays about: "Psychopaths"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the word Psychopaths.

  1. 1. Philosophical Zombies and Moral Responsibility : An Analysis of Whether Philosophical Zombies Would Have Moral Responsibility or Not

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för kultur och samhälle

    Author : Rim Winssi; [2022]
    Keywords : Philosophical zombies; Consciousness; Moral responsibility; Moral agency; The Tripartite Theory of Responsibility; Attributability; Answerability; Accountability; Psychopaths; AI;

    Abstract : Philosophical zombies are beings that look exactly like humans and behave in the same way as humans do. The only difference between humans and philosophical zombies is that philosophical zombies lack consciousness. This means that they can complain, cry, laugh and say that they are in pain. READ MORE

  2. 2. Representation of Psychopathic Characteristics in Fiction : A Transitivity Analysis of the Protagonist’s External and Internal Dialogue in the TV-series You

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Madeleine Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Discourse Analysis; Transitivity Analysis; Systemic Functional Linguistics; Fictional Psychopaths and Language;

    Abstract : The series You (2018) challenges the traditional characteristics of a protagonist and introducesthe audience to a psychopathic protagonist with traits which are typically recognised in thetraditional villain. This study investigates the portrayal of the fictional character JoeGoldberg’s psychopathic characteristics by analysing the language used in his external andinternal dialogues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enhancing Psychopaths : On the permissibility of enhancing moral capacities in violent recidivist psychopaths, through compulsory direct brain intervention

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : David Lyreskog; [2013]
    Keywords : Enhancement; Psychopathy; Moral Capacity; Moral Competence; Recidivism; Criminal Rehabilitation; Autonomy; Personal Identity; Moral Enhancement; Compulsory; Psychiatric Treatment;

    Abstract : Inom en snar framtid kan effektiva behandlingsmetoder mot antisocialpersonlighetsstörning komma att bli tillgängliga för användning. I dennauppsats driver jag en tes om hur vi på ett etiskt försvarbart sätt skulle kunnaanvända dessa metoder. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychopaths in the media : Criminals, madmen or hidden among us?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för beteendevetenskap och socialt arbete; Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för beteendevetenskap och socialt arbete

    Author : Tony Abbass Nagim; Jonas Molin; [2013]
    Keywords : Newspaper; Antisocial Personality Disorder; Content analysis; Social constructionism; Cultural differences; Tidning; Antisocial personlighetsstörning; Innehållsanalys; Socialkonstruktionism; Kulturella skillnader;

    Abstract : When society is viewed in a social constructive manner, the social worker is as affected as the general population by the media and the image it portrays. A prejudice or bias social worker will not be as effective in his work as his intentions are. READ MORE

  5. 5. Subclinical Psychopathy and Empathy

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för kommunikation och information

    Author : Björn Persson; [2013]
    Keywords : psychopathy; clinical psychopathy; subclinical psychopathy; cognitive empathy; affective empathy;

    Abstract : Psychopathy is a severe personality disorder that results in antisocial, manipulative, and callous behavior. The main diagnostic instrument for assessing psychopathy is the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised. This thesis will introduce the psychopathy construct, including what is known as subclinical psychopathy. READ MORE