Events: Personhood and Selfhood – Social Personhood

January 16th 2018, 9:00am-6:10pm, The University of Manchester. Deadline for registration: 12pm, Friday 13th January 2018. Website: Registration is now open for the first workshop within the Royal Institute of Philosophy and AHRC North West Doctoral Training Partnership sponsored series on Personhood and Selfhood, to be held at the University of Manchester on the 16th […]

Conference: The Human Mind

27-29 June 2017 The Møller Centre, Cambridge These are exciting times to be studying the mind. The Human Mind Conference is an international, interdisciplinary event bringing together a wide range of experts from across the humanities and the cognitive sciences to discuss key aspects of mental life and experience. The event will provide a major statement of the current […]

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 […]

Conference: Lies, deception and malingering

17th June 2016, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, London, SE5 8AF. Most mental health patients will be truthful in their account of their problems and life stories. However, there are many clinical scenarios where the clinician must consider the truthfulness of the subject’s account. This includes forensic assessments for the courts as well as clinical practice, where […]

Seminar: Diminished Embodiment and Affectivity in Moebus Syndrome and Schizophrenia: A Phenomenological Analysis

6.00 pm, Tuesday 10 May, 2016, Seminar Room 6 at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, de Crespigny Park, King’s College London. Our guest will be Dr Joel Krueger, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Exeter, whose current work is primarily in phenomenology, philosophy of mind and cognitive science. Before moving to Exeter, Dr […]

Conference: Does the philosophy of psychiatry need a metaphysics?

June 3, 2016, Department of Politics, Philosophy & Religion, Lancaster University. Lecture Theatre, The Storey Institute, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1, UK. Much recent work in the philosophy of psychiatry has presupposed some metaphysical framework or other (eg pragmatism, realism, a McDowellian or Wittgensteinian approach). This conference brings together the authors of a number of influential recent books to […]