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Justin Garson - “Madness: A Philosophical Exploration”

Madness: A Philosophical Exploration is a new book by philosopher Justin Garson published on March 22, 2022 by Oxford University Press.

Madness: A Philosophical Exploration

 

Book Description:

Since the time of Hippocrates, madness has typically been viewed through the lens of disease, dysfunction, and defect. Madness, like all other disease, happens when something in the mind, or in the brain, does not operate the way that it should or as nature intended. In this paradigm, the role of the healer is simply to find the dysfunction and fix it. This remains the dominant perspective in global psychiatry today.

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BJPS Book Review: Towards a Philosophical Approach to Psychiatry

 

 

Dominic Murphy and Alexander Pereira review the book Towards a Philosophical Approach to Psychiatry: The Writings of Kenneth Kendler, edited by Kenneth Kendler and Peter Zachar (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019) for the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science:

http://www.thebsps.org/reviewofbooks/murphy-pereira-on-kendler-zachar/

 

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