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  • American Philosophical Association
    on Nov 12, 2009 in philosophy
    After several years of ambivalance, I decided this year to not renew my dues to the APA. I'm not on the job market, I don't plan to go any APA meetings, and it provides no other useful services for me. As a department chair, I could do with plenty...
  • Neuroethics at ASBH
    on Oct 9, 2009 in neuroethics
    Here's the program for Neuroethics at the ASBH meeting this year.Neuroethics Affinity Group Agenda for October 16:11:45 AM Welcome and Introductions11:50 AM Announcements NIH update - ChenBrain Matters - Krahn Penn Update - Pow...
  • “Madness and Literature” 1ST INTERNATIONAL HEALTH HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 2010
    on Oct 3, 2009
    CFP: Madness & Literature1ST INTERNATIONAL HEALTH HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 2010“Madness and Literature”The Institute of Mental Health is hosting The 1st International Health Humanities Conference at The University of Nottingham, UK from Friday 6...
  • Kant on mental disorder
    on Aug 28, 2009 in mental illness Kant
    Patrick FriersonKant on mental disorder. Part 1: An overviewHistory of Psychiatry 2009 20: 267-289Kant on mental disorder. Part 2: Philosophical implications of Kant’s accountHistory of Psychiatry 2009 20: 290-310http://hpy.sagepub.com/content/vol2...
  • Review of Scanlon's Moral Dimensions: Permissibility, Meaning, Blame
    on Aug 19, 2009 in moral responsibility scanlon
    Forthcoming in Philosophy in Review. Vol. 29 no. 4. Pages 58-60.T. M. Scanlon Moral Dimensions: Permissibility, Meaning, Blame. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 2008. Pp. 227. US$29.95 (cloth ISBN-13: 978-0-674-03178-4).Following in the step...
  • Recent popular media
    on Jul 30, 2009 in psychiatry DSM-V
    This week there was an excellent show on BBC Radio 4 in their Mind Changers series, hosted by Claudia Hammond on David Rosenhan's famous Pseudo-Patient Study reported in "Being Sane in Insane Places." It features interviews with his colleagues and d...
  • Ethics and Values in Contemporary Psychiatry
    on Jun 15, 2009 in psychiatric ethics
    This one passed me by, but I just stumbled on it.Ethics and Values in Contemporary PsychiatryHarvard Review of Psychiatry, Volume 16 Issue 6 2008http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g906687978Interesting ToC: in particular, I noted:T...
  • APA NEWSLETTER ON PHILOSOPHY AND MEDICINE2 new articles in the APA NEWSLETTER ON PHILOSOPHY AND MEDICINE of particular interest:"Classifying Dysthymia," by Jennifer Radden"Nosologic Validity and the Intuitively Accessible View of Natural Kinds," by Claire PounceyVolume 08, Number 2 Spring 2...
  • Recent publicationsAn article and a journal issue:A role for ownership and authorship in the analysis of thought insertionLisa Bortolotti and Matthew BroomePhenomenology and the Cognitive SciencesVolume 8, Number 2 / June, 2009Abstract Philosophers are interested in...
  • New Art
    on Apr 30, 2009 in fine art
    A relatively rare non-philosophy post.I wandered around some Chelsea galleries yesterday, as I regularly do, before going to Pat Kitcher's talk on Kant on theoretical and practical reasoning at CUNY (which didn't inspire me to go and read more Kant).
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