Presentation: Charles Olbert and Gary Gala, “Supervenience and Psychiatry: Are Mental Disorders Brain Disorders?”

We are pleased to announce that Charles Olbert and Gary Gala will present their work-in-progress, “Supervenience and Psychiatry: Are Mental Disorders Brain Disorders?” at our next meeting, which will be TUESDAY, July 8 from 7:00PM-8:30PM in room 213 of Caldwell Hall. Please contact Dan if you plan to attend or would like a copy of the paper.

Presentation: Devin Singh and Walter Sinnot-Armstrong, “The DSM-5 Definition of Mental Disorder”

We are very pleased to announce that Devin Singh and Walter Sinnot-Armstrong will present their work-in-progress, “The DSM-5 Definition of Mental Disorder” at our next meeting, which will be WEDNESDAY, June 11 from 7:00PM-8:30PM in room 213 of Caldwell Hall. Please contact Dan if you plan to attend or would like a copy of the paper.

Presentation: Jesse Summers, “Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc: Some Costs and Benefits of Rationalization”

We are very pleased to announce that Jesse Summers (Duke University) will present his work-in-progress ”Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc: Some Costs and Benefits of Rationalization” at the next PPRG meeting, which will be THURSDAY, May 29 from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Room 213 of Caldwell Hall. Please RSVP (contact Dan) if you plan to attend the meeting. A copy of the paper will be distributed to the list-serv the week prior to the talk.

Presentation: Jennifer Hawkins, “Happiness, Unhappiness and Suffering”

We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Hawkins (Trent Scholar in Bioethics, Associate Research Professor of Philosophy, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University) will present her work-in-progress ”Happiness, Unhappiness and Suffering” at the next PPRG meeting, which will be Tuesday, May 6 May 13 from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Room 213 of Caldwell Hall. Please RSVP (contact Dan) if you plan to attend the meeting.