Drugs and Agency

The ethical quandary at the core of how we represent the mind in practical uses of psychology is the technology of agency. The biomedical and psychodynamic (i.e., discursive) approaches are “two different ways to identify, understand, and respond to mental anguish.”[i] In the latter, there are mechanistic accounts for how …

CFP: Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry Annual Meeting

Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry 28th ANNUAL MEETING May 14-15, 2016 Atlanta, GA Call for Abstracts PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES IN SCIENTIFIC PSYCHIATRY:
RDOC, DSM, MECHANISMS, AND MORE Conference co-chairs: Şerife Tekin & Peter Zachar

CFP: Self-Knowledge and Folk Psychology

CFP: Self-Knowledge and Folk Psychology: Perspectives from philosophy and psychiatry Conference Venue: Radboud University Nijmegen Nijmegen, Netherlands Details In his classic 1956 article, Wilfrid Sellars provided an alternative to the introspectionist account of how we know our own mental states by claiming that psychological concepts are like theoretical concepts postulated …

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