Seminar: Manic temporality and decision-making

2 March 2017, 17:00-18:30. Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy’s Campus, King’s College London. Manic Temporality and Decision-Making: A Phenomenological Approach Wayne Martin, Department of Philosophy, University of Essex. Abstract: The symptom scales and diagnostic criteria for mania are peppered with temporally inflected language: increased rate of speech, racing thoughts, flight of ideas, hyperactivity. But […]

Seminar: Hypochondria – Do societies make us ill?

Tuesday January 17th, 2017, 6pm. Maudsley Philosophy Group seminar. Board Room, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, Denmark Hill campus. Professor Fabian Freyenhagen, Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of the Essex Autonomy Project, University of Essex. Abstract: Do societies make us ill? Are societies ill themselves? For many centuries philosophers and social theorists […]

Lecture: Phenomenology and the Perceptual Model of Emotion

Monday, 9 May 2016, 17.30 – 19.15, The Woburn Suite, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, United Kingdom. The Arostotelian Society Speaker: Peter Poellner is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick. He has published on topics in the philosophy of value, the philosophy of mind, and the history of philosophy – in the latter area, especially […]

Seminar: Exploring Barriers to Care in Military Psychiatry

Wednesday 4th May from 13:00-14:30 in Room K6.63, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London. Speaker: Alexander Edmonds is professor of social and medical anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. His research examines therapeutic work on body and mind in consumer societies and he has conducted fieldwork in Brazil, the US, and the UK.  Currently, he is leading an anthropological, multi-country study […]