2010-11 Info

Fall 2011 Readings

  • Finish Jonathan Lear, Freud, Routledge, 2005

Summer 2011 Readings

  • Peter Zachar and Nancy Potter, “Personality Disorders: Moral or Medical Kinds–Or Both?” Philosophy, Psychology and Psychiatry (PPP) , 17 (2), 2010, pp.101-117.
  •  Marga Reimer, “Treatment Adherence in the Absence of Insight: A Puzzle and a Proposed Solution,” PPP, 17 (1), 2010, pp.65-75.
  • Bennett Foddy and Julian Salvulescu, “A Liberal Account of Addiction,” PPP, 17 (1), 2010, pp.1-22.
  • Donald Davidson, “Paradoxes of Irrationality” in his Problems of Rationality (Oxford: OUP, 2004/1982) pp. 169-187.
  • Jonathan Lear,  Freud, Routledge, 2005

Spring 2011 Events

  • Gary Gala presented a draft of “Internal Reasons and Psychiatry”
  • Anya Farennikova presented on her dissertation research on absences and perceptual abnormalities.

Spring 2011 Readings

  • Finished Graham’s The Disordered Mind.
  • Ken Kendler and Josef Parnas, Eds., Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry (Johns Hopkins U Press, 2008)

Fall 2010 Event

  • George Graham presented “On Being a Mental Disorder”, December 2010

Fall 2010 Readings

  • Ian Hacking, Chapter 4 “Madness: Biological or Constructed” (pp.100-124), of his The Social Construction of What? (Harvard U Press, 1999).
  • George Graham. The Disordered Mind. Routledge, 2009.

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