Philosophy of Psychopathology and Psychiatric Phenomena

June 16, 2023 - June 17, 2023
St John's College, University of Cambridge

The Old Divinity School, St John's College, St John's Street
Cambridge CB2 1TP
United Kingdom

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A small and informal workshop showcasing new work in philosophy of pscyopathology. We are grateful for the support of the Society for Applied Philosoph and the Philosophy Faculty at Cambridge whose financial support has made this event possible. 

Provisional Schedule: 

Friday June 16th 

9:15 Opening Remarks

9:30-11:00 Tom McClelland: Mental Affordances and Mental Disorder

11:15-12:45 Cecily Whiteley: Depression and Incarceration


1:45-3:15 Sam Wilkison and Huw Green: What is Organic Personality Change

3:30-5:00 Pablo Hubacher Haerle: Diagnosis as Speech Act

Saturday June 17th

9:30-11:00 Jack Wearing: Mental Illness, Objectification and the Objective Attitude

11:15-12:45 Eleanor Holton and Richard Holton: Stability and Control in the vmPFC: Looking for the Neural Underpinnings of Intentions


1:45-3:15 Jessie Munton: Delusions and Negative Epistemology

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June 15, 2023, 9:00am BST

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