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the important methodological role that history can play in the context of philosophy of psychiatry. The paper proceeds as follows. I begin by reviewing the philosophical arguments concerning psychiatric classification offered by Rachel Cooper and Dominic Murphy. In particular, I review Cooper

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History

PRÉSENTATION PHILOSOPHIE DE LA PSYCHIATRIE PHILOSOPHY OF PSYCHIATRY Elisabetta BAsso' et Mireille DELBRAcc10" A u milieu du siècle dernier, Gaston Bachelard faisait observer que le philosophe, immergé dans son « travail solitaire » au milieu des livres, se trouve souvent dans la position d

In: Revue de Synthèse

very notion of biological psychiatry becomes merely a theoretical abstraction. Finally, the continuity of the biological agenda needs to resume the construction and investigation of psychopathological categories that cohere with the reality of the mental universe. Keywords philosophy of psychiatry

In: Journal of Phenomenological Psychology
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Psychiatry or psychopathology finds itself in a state of imbalance. The reason: the impossibility to unite biological and psychological factors. Effectively, this leads to the psychic reality being largely ignored. And yet psychiatry as a human science will have to acknowledge the psychic reality: the human capacity to symbolise reality. This book demonstrates that phenomenology, hermeneutics and Lacanian psychoanalysis support this view, whilst also drawing on Cassirer’s theory of symbolization. In the domain of psychopathology, this convergence and the conceptual space it brings offer an opportunity to create cross-fertilisation, enlarging the Lacanian clinical perspective. It will result in a philosophical conception of man as animal symbolicum, an animal fallen prey to language. In sum, the book renders a contribution to Lacanian psychopathology, to the philosophy of psychiatry and to philosophical anthropology. It is of interest to psychiatrists, psychologists, psychoanalysts and philosophers alike.

diversity of the individual contri­ butions, its dominant theoretical orientations but also what may appear as some of its phi/osophical blind spots. KEYWORDs: Philosophy of psychiatry, Critical Psychiatry, Foucault, Jaspers. • Steeves DEMAZEUX, né en 1977, est maître de conférences en philosophie à

In: Revue de Synthèse

la réflexion sur les thèmes de la normativité, du langage et de l'interprétation. Mors-CLÉS : philosophie de la psychiatrie, psychopathologie, épistémologie, rationalité, langage, normativité. WHERE IS GOING PHILOSOPHY OF PSYCHIATRY? ÂBSTRACt. This contribution provides a critical outline of the

In: Revue de Synthèse

Adjunct Professor at the Department of Educational Foundations of the University of Saskatchewan. His current research program mainly deals with political philosophy and the philosophy of psychiatry. Dr. Weber is the author of ten monographs (including, The Political Vindication of Radical Empiricism

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Lacan. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Church, J. (2004). Social constructionist models: making order out of disorder – On the social construction of madness. In The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion, J. Radden (Ed.), 393-406. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Churchland, P. (1984). Matter and

In: Psychiatry as a Human Science
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McGill University, at the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto, and at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, and had also acted as a public health consultant in government departments. His research and publications covered the history and philosophy of psychiatry and ethics, informed

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In: Emotions: History, Culture, Society

epistemology of general medicine and, more recently, also in analytic philosophy of psychiatry. According to Berrios & Marková, the “lack of success” of neuroscientific research in psychiatry is a product of “poorly defined subject matter and inappropriate conceptualizations or methodologies” (p. 42) or, to

In: Journal of Phenomenological Psychology