Prof. Tsou discusses numerous topics in philosophy of psychiatry, including addiction, the anti-psychiatry movement, and the intersection between philosophy of science and philosophy of psychiatry.
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.
This is the first official philosophy and psychiatry postdoc in the USA, and shows the growth of the field.
Details are available here: https://philjobs.org/job/show/13562
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
2020 AAPP Annual Conference: CALL FOR ABSTRACTSPhiladelphia PA: Saturday April 25 and Sunday April 26, 2020 Intuitions Meet Experiments: Methods in Philosophy of Psychiatry
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
Metapsychology Online Reviews
Apr 16th 2019 (Volume 23, Issue 16)
We are happy to announce that the winner of the 2018 AAPP Karl Jaspers Award is
Awais Aftab, Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Cente, for his paper “Social Misuse of Disorder Designation: Exploring Dysfunction and Harm-Based Conceptual Defenses.”
Honorable mention also goes to Stephen Gadsby, Department of Philosophy, Monash University, for his submission, “Anorexia Nervosa, Delusional Beliefs and Overvalued Ideas.”
The AAPP Jaspers Committee