One-day Workshop on Bodies and Minds in Medicine
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This workshop will bring together a group of philosophers and physicians/health care workers small enough to facilitate constructive and lively group discussion on the topic.
The aims of this workshop are:
- to generate real cross-disciplinary interchange between medical scientists/professionals and philosophers
- to increase understanding of the key issues in discussions on bodies and minds in medicine and philosophy.
09:10 - 09:30 Arrivals, Reception; Tea & Coffee
09:30 - 09:45 Opening Remarks (Dr Elselijn Kingma and Professor David Papineau)
09:45 - 11:00 - Block 1: Mental, Physical and Psychosomatic Disorder
(09:45-10:00) Professor Peter White, Professor of Psychological Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University London
(10:00-10:15) Dr Natalie Banner, Wellcome Postdoctoral Research Fellow, King’s College London
11:00 - 11:15 Break: Tea & Coffee
11:15 - 12:30 - Block 2: Pleasure and Pain
(11:15-11:30) Dr Mick Thacker, King’s College London
(11:30-11:45) Dr Nicholas Shea, Reader in Philosophy, King’s College London
12:30-13:30 Break: Lunch
13:30 - 14:45 - Block 3: Consciousness of our Bodies
(13:30 -13:45) Dr Manos Tsakiris, Reader in Neuropsychology, Royal Holloway, University of London
(13:45-14:00) Dr Lucy O’Brien, Reader, University College London
14:45 - 15:00 Break: Tea & Coffee
15:00- 16:15 - Block 4: Addiction
(15:00-15:15) Professor David Nutt, Edmund J Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology, Director of the Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology, Imperial College London
(15:15-15:30) Dr Maria Alvarez, Reader in Philosophy, King’s College London
16:15 - 17:00 - Closing remarks (Professor MM McCabe)
There are a very few places are left for this conference. Please contact Julia Howse ([email protected]) if you would like to attend.
The workshop is the fourth in a series, reports on and programs of earlier workshops can be accessed on this website:
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