The Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophy of Psychiatry
Serife Tekin, Robyn Bluhm
Bloomsbury Publishing, Jan 10, 2019 - Philosophy - 576 pages
This book explores the central questions and themes lying at the heart of a vibrant area of philosophical inquiry. Aligning core issues in psychiatry with traditional philosophical areas, it presents a focused overview of the historical and contemporary problems dominating the philosophy of psychiatry.
Beginning with an introduction to philosophy of psychiatry, the book addresses what psychiatry is and distinguishes it from other areas of medical practice, other health care professions and psychology. With each section of the companion corresponding to a philosophical subject, contributors systematically cover relevant topics in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, ethics, social and political philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, phenomenology, and philosophy of medicine. Looking ahead to new research directions, chapters address recent issues including the metaphysics of mental disorders, gender and race in psychiatry and psychiatric ethics.
Featuring discussion questions, suggestions for further reading and an annotated bibliography, The Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophy of Psychiatry is an accessible survey of the debates and developments in the field suitable for undergraduates in philosophy and professional philosophers new to philosophy of psychiatry.
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Part 2 Philosophy of Mind and Psychiatry
Part 3 Phenomenology and Psychiatry
Part 4 Philosophy of Science and Psychiatry
Part 5 Ethics and Psychiatry
Part 6 Social and Political Philosophy and Psychiatry
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