The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry

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Philosophy has much to offer psychiatry, not least regarding ethical issues, but also issues regarding the mind, identity, values, and volition. This has become only more important as we have witnessed the growth and power of the pharmaceutical industry, accompanied by developments in the neurosciences. However, too few practising psychiatrists are familiar with the literature in this area.The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry offers the most comprehensive reference resource for this area ever published. It assembles challenging and insightful contributions from key philosophers and others to the interactive fields of philosophy and psychiatry. Each contributions is original, stimulating, thorough, and clearly and engagingly written - with no potentially significant philosophical stone left unturned. Broad in scope, the book includes coverage of several areasof philosophy, including philosophy of mind, science, and ethics.For philosophers and psychiatrists, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry is a landmark publication in the field - one that will be of value to both students and researchers in this rapidly growing area.A side motif appears in Bormutha#39;s detailed essay when he mentions Jaspersa#39; repudiation of the liberation of sexual ... Jaspersa#39; canny comparison of the teaching analysis with the exercitations of Jesuits is fully justified. ... Embedding the phenomena in philosophy instead of a medical discipline with scholars, regularities of tuition, teaching analysis, etc. may be better suited to his philosophical approach.

Title:The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry
Author: KWM Fulford, Martin Davies, Richard Gipps, George Graham, John Sadler, Giovanni Stanghellini, Tim Thornton
Publisher:OUP Oxford - 2013-06-27

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