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Philosophy and Psychiatry Reading Group

We meet on Fridays, 11am–12noon in the Board Room starting on 19 October. Organised by Riana Betzler and Joe Gough.

Michaelmas Term 2018

19 October

  • Engel, G. L. (1977) The need for a new medical model: a challenge for biomedical science. Science, 196(4286), 129–136.

26 October

  • Pilgrim, D. (2002). The biopsychosocial model in Anglo-American psychiatry: Past, present and future? Journal of Mental Health, 11(6), 585–594.
  • Ghaemi, S. N. (2009). The rise and fall of the biopsychosocial model. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 195(1), 3–4.

2 November

  • Kandel, E. R. (1998). A new intellectual framework for psychiatry. American Journal of Psychiatry, 155(4), 457–469.

9 November

  • Murphy, D. (2010). Complex Mental Disorders: Representation, Stability, and Explanation. European Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 6(1), 28–42.

16 November

  • Cooper, R. (2004). What is wrong with the DSM? History of Psychiatry, 15(1), 005–025.

23 November

  • Insel, T., Cuthbert, B., Garvey, M. Heinssen, R., et al. (2010). Research Domain Criteria (RDoC): Toward a New Classification Framework for Research on Mental Disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167(7), 748–750.
  • Sullivan, J. (2016). Models of Mental Illness.  In H. Kincaid, J. Simon, & M. Solomon (eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Medicine. New York: Routledge, 455–464.

30 November

  • Murphy, D. (2017). Can psychiatry refurnish the mind? Philosophical Explorations, 20(2), 160–174.