Author Archives: Christian Perring

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Recent reviews of interest at Metapsychology

Metapsychology.net has published some reviews relevant to philosophy and psychiatry.

Review – Risk and Reasoning in Clinical Diagnosis
by Cym Anthony Ryle
Oxford University Press, 2019
Review by Douglas W. Heinrichs M.D.

Review - The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychoanalysis
 by Richard Gipps, Michael Lacewing (editors)
 Oxford University Press, 2019
 Review by Sebastian Petzolt, DPhil
http://metapsychology.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=book&id=8358&cn=394

Review – Delusions and Beliefs
A Philosophical Inquiry
by Kengo Miyazono
Routledge, 2018
Review by José Eduardo Porcher

New members on AAPP Executive Council

The AAPP Executive Council has 2 new members! We are happy to welcome them.

Awais Aftab, MD works at Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare. He was recently a winner of the Jaspers Award. He writes for Psychiatric Times and blogs at A Myth in Creation.

Phoebe Friesen, Ph.D. recently joined the Biomedical Ethics Unit at McGill University. She recently held a postdoc at the Ethox Centre, University of Oxford.

AAPP Members can blog with AAPP

AAPP members! Do you want to promote your recent publication or forthcoming event? Do you want to start a conversation on philosophy and psychiatry? You can guest blog here!

The AAPP Executive Committee is working on a membership drive to bring more people into AAPP. This involves spelling out the benefits of membership.

One benefit is that AAPP members can post guest blog entries here on the AAPP blog. We have over 1500 followers on the blog, and blog entries reach many other people too.

If you want to guest blog please email Christian Perring at cperring@yahoo.com

AAPP 2020 Call For Abstracts: Deadline Oct 15, 2019

2020 AAPP Annual Conference: CALL FOR ABSTRACTSPhiladelphia PA: Saturday April 25 and Sunday April 26, 2020 Intuitions Meet Experiments: Methods in Philosophy of Psychiatry


Keynote Speakers: 

Edouard Machery, PhD, Distinguished Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh

Miriam Solomon, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy at Temple University

Details at https://philosophyandpsychiatry.org/meetings-conferences/
Deadline is October 15, 2019