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Philosophy of Psychology and Psychiatry Reading Group

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

Lent Term 2019: Skills and Skill Acquisition

18 January

Ryle, G. (1946). Knowing how and knowing that. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 46, 1–16.

25 January

Stanley, J. & Williamson, T. (2001). Knowing how. Journal of Philosophy, 98, 411–444.

1 February

Dreyfus, H. L., & Dreyfus, S. E. (1986). Chapter 1: Five Steps from Novice to Expert (pp. 16–51). Mind over Machine: The Power of Human Intuition and Expertise in the Era of the Computer. New York: The Free Press.

8 February

Fridland, E. (2014). They've Lost Control: Reflections on Skill. Synthese, 91(12), 2729–2750.

15 February

Ackerman, P. L. (2007). New Developments in Understanding Skilled Performance. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 16(5), 235–239.

22 February

Dreyfus, H. L. & Dreyfus, S. E. (2004). The Ethical Implications of the Five-Stage Skill-Acquisition Model. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 24(3), 251–264.

1 March

Annas, J. (1995). Virtue as a skill. International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 3(2), 227–43.

8 March

Carraccio, C. L., Benson, B. J., Nixon, L. J., & Derstine, P. L. (2008). From the Educational Bench to the Clinical bedside: Translating the Dreyfus Developmental Model to the Learning of Clinical Skills. Academic Medicine, 83(8), 761–767.