Mind, Value and Mental Health: Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School and Conference
23 – 25 July 2015: St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford

Two linked events exploring areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value make contact with issues about mental health.

2nd Oxford Summer School: 23–24 July 2015

Offering substantial dialogue between philosophers, scientists and mental health practitioners covering topics such as:

  • Other Minds: (Anita Avramides, Joel Kruegar and Vasu Reddy)
  • Hallucination/Psychosis: (Matthew Broome, Matthew Parrott and Owen Earnshaw)
  • Mental Illness and Creativity (Mathew Kieran and Ann Dowker)
  • Embodiment: (Katherine Morris and Emily Troscianko)
  • Mental Health and Human Flourishing: (Edward Harcourt and Jeremy Holmes)
  • Ancients and Mental Health: (Karen Margarethe Nielsen and Chris Megone)

Conference: 25 July 2015

A one-day international conference delivered by renowned experts in the field through keynote lectures including:

  • Willing Addicts? Drinkers, Dandies, Druggies and other Dionysians: Owen Flanagan (James B Duke Professor and Professor of Neurobiology, Duke University, USA)
  • Psychopathology and self-relatedness: conceptual issues: Gerrit Glass (Professor of Philosophy and Psychiatry, VU University, Netherlands)
  • Premembering Perception: Anna Christina Nobre (Professor of Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK)
  • DSM-5: Stasis and change: Rachel Cooper (Senior lecturer, Lancaster University, UK)

Further details and online booking available here.


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