Thursday, 14 June 2012

Summer School in Philosophy of Psychiatry: Mind, Value and Mental Health

I have been sent the following notice:

Summer School in Philosophy of Psychiatry: Mind, Value and Mental Health
14 – 19 July 2013 University of Oxford
It is with great pleasure that we announce this one-week accredited summer school.  Presented by the Faculty of Philosophy and the Department for Continuing Education, this event will explore the areas in which the philosophy of mind and ethics or the philosophy of value come into contact with issues about mental health.
The intensive programme will be delivered by renowned experts in the field through keynote lectures and seminars offering opportunities for substantial dialogue between philosophers, scientists and mental health practitioners.
The summer school will be led by members of the Faculty of Philosophy:
Professor Martin Davies (Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy, Corpus Christi College)
Professor Bill Fulford (Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health, University of Warwick, and Member of the Philosophy Faculty, University of Oxford)
Dr Edward Harcourt (University Lecturer (CUF) in Philosophy, Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, Keble College)
International guest speakers include:
Professor George Graham (A.C. Reid Professor, Wake Forest University)
Professor Terence Irwin  (Chair of the Faculty Board and Professor of Ancient Philosophy, Keble College)
Professor Chris Frith (Emeritus Professor, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London. Neils Bohr Visiting Professor, University of Aarhus, Denmark)
Professor Giovanni Stanghellini (Professor of Social Psychopathology, Post-graduate School of Psychiatry, University of Florence)
This event will take place at St Catherine’s College, Oxford and includes social activities and plenty of networking opportunities. Residential and non-residential options are available.
Further details available:
To register your interest in this summer school, please email