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Philosophy and Psychiatry: Mind, Value and Mental Health

Key facts

TypesProfessional Development
Residential Programmes
Short Courses
Summer Schools -
LocationOxford
DatesThu 23 to Sat 25 Jul 2015
Subject area(s)Health
Philosophy
FeesFrom £150.00
Application statusApplications being accepted
Course codeO14C961V5Y
Course contactIf you have any questions about this course, please email conferences@conted.ox.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1865 286945.

Overview

Radcliffe Camera

2nd Oxford Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry: 23-24 July 2015

A two-day summer school including sessions on addiction, embodiment, hallucination, knowing other minds and more, with opportunities for substantial dialogue.

International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry: 25 July 2015

A one-day international conference delivered by renowned experts in the field through keynote lectures.

Venue: St Hilda’s College, Oxford - a fabulous setting with excellent residential facilities and ideal for networking.

These two linked events will appeal to philosophers, scientists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals and service users. They follow on from last year’s highly successful Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School and will be led by members of Oxford’s Faculty of Philosophy:

  • Dr Anita Avramides (Reader in Philosophy of Mind, University of Oxford, and Southover Manor Trust Fellow in Philosophy, St. Hilda’s College)
  • Professor Martin Davies (Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy, Corpus Christi College)
  • Professor Bill Fulford (Fellow of St Catherine’s College and Member of the Philosophy Faculty, University of Oxford, and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health, University of Warwick)
  • Dr Edward Harcourt (University Lecturer (CUF) in Philosophy, Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, Keble College)
  • Dr Matthew Parrott(Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, St Catherine's College)

Programme details

Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry

The summer school is delivered by renowned experts in the field through guest lectures and seminars, and provides opportunities for substantial dialogue between philosophers, scientists and mental health practitioners. The morning sessions involve a combination of lectures and discussions with a philosophy focus, and the afternoon sessions take a seminar format.

  • Morning sessions:
    • Other Minds (Anita Avramides, Joel Kruegar and Vasu Reddy)
    • Hallucination/Psychosis (Matthew Broome, Matthew Parrott and Owen Earnshaw)
  • Afternoon sessions:
    • Embodiment (Katherine Morris)
    • Mental Health and Human Flourishing (Edward Harcourt and Jeremy Holmes)
    • Ancients and Mental Health (Karen Margarethe Nielsen)

International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry

Stimulating keynote lectures delivered by international speakers, including:

  • Owen Flanagan (James B Duke Professor and Professor of Neurobiology, Duke University, USA)
  • Rachel Cooper (Senior lecturer, Lancaster University, UK)
  • Gerritt Glass (Professor of Philosophy and Psychiatry, Netherlands)

Further details to be announced soon.
Please note that the programme may be subject to change.

Staff

 

Dr Anita Avramides

Role: Director & Tutor

Anita Avramides was born in New York City. She attended Packer Collegiate Institute, in Brooklyn and then Oberlin College, in Ohio, where she...more
 

Professor Bill Fulford

Role: Director

KWM (Bill) Fulford is a Fellow of St Catherine’s College and Member of the Philosophy Faculty, University of Oxford; and Emeritus Professor of...more
 

Dr Edward Harcourt

Role: Director & Tutor

Edward Harcourt has been a Fellow of Keble since 2005. From 1998 to 2005 he was Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University...more
 

Owen Earnshaw

Role: Tutor

Owen Earnshaw is a Tutor and Honorary Research Fellow in Philosophy at Durham University. His main research projects are based on examining the...more
 

Dr Joel Krueger

Role: Tutor

Joel Krueger is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Exeter. Previously, he was a Research Fellow in the Department of Philosophy, Durham...more
 

Dr Katherine Morris

Role: Tutor

Katherine J. Morris is a fellow in philosophy at Mansfield College, Oxford University, UK. Her books include Descartes’ Dualism (with Gordon...more
 

Dr Matthew Parrott

Role: Tutor

Matthew Parrott is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow (Mind, Value, and Mental Health) in the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford and a Fellow of St....more
 

Dr Rachel Cooper

Role: Speaker

Rachel Cooper is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Lancaster University, UK. Her research focusses on conceptual problems around psychiatric...more

Level and demands

These events will appeal to a wide range of people with a professional and/or academic interest in the fields of philosophy and/or mental health. To participate fully in the summer school, all attendees are expected to have an undergraduate degree or equivalent and professional experience in the fields of philosophy and/or mental health, either through training, work or personal experience.

Accommodation

Both events will take place at St Hilda’s College, Oxford within stunning grounds running down to the River Cherwell, with beautiful views over the Botanic Gardens, Christ Church Meadow and the spires of the city.

Summer School

En suite accommodation for the nights of 22 and 23 July is included in the Residential fee for summer school delegates. Additional en suite accommodation on 24 and 25 July is included when booking the Summer school and Conference (residential) option. Further nights may be available, please contact us for details.

Conference

Limited standard bed and breakfast accommodation (rooms contain a washbasin and have the use of shared bathrooms) is available at a rate of £39 per night on 24 and 25 July. Further nights may be available, please contact us for details. Alternatively it is possible to book bed and breakfast accommodation at other colleges.

Payment

When applying (either online or by downloading an application form), please select from the following options:
  • Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry

    • Residential fee: £1,300
      • Attendance at all sessions on 23 and 24 July
      • Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School resource pack
      • Certificate of Attendance on successful completion
      • Accommodation at St Hilda’s College 22 and 23 July
      • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments on 23 and 24 July
      • Evening meal 23 July
      • Drinks reception and Gala Dinner 24 July
      • Internet access
    • Non-residential fee: £950
      • Attendance at all sessions on 23 and 24 July
      • Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School resource pack
      • Certificate of Attendance on successful completion
      • Lunch and refreshments on 23 and 24 July
      • Drinks reception and Gala Dinner 24 July
      • Internet access
    • Summer School and Conference (residential): £1,540
      • Includes items listed under Residential fee and Conference fee with additional en suite accommodation 24 and 25 July (includes breakfast). Please note that this option does not include conference drinks reception and dinner, please select this separately.
    • Summer School and Conference (non-residential): £1,100
      • Includes items listed under Non-residential fee and Conference Fee.
    • International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry

      • Conference fee: £150
        • Attendance at all sessions on 25 July
        • Certificate of Attendance
        • Lunch and refreshments
        • Internet access
      • Conference drinks reception and dinner: £35
    • Additional accommodation 24 and 25 July

Scholarships

Details of funding opportunities, including grants, bursaries, loans, scholarships and benefit information are available on our financial assistance page.

Fee options

Programme Fee
Summer School (residential): 22–24 July: £1300.00
Summer School (non-residential): 23–24 July: £950.00
Conference fee: 25 July: £150.00
Summer School and Conference (residential): 22–26 July: £1540.00
Summer School and Conference (non-residential): 22–25 July: £1100.00
Accommodation
Standard accommodation: 24 July: £39.00
Standard accommodation: 25 July: £39.00
Catering
Conference drinks and dinner: £35.00

Apply for this course

You can apply for this course in the following ways:

Apply online
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Apply by post, email or fax
Application form PDF document.

Terms and Conditions (important: please read before applying) .

Programmes including this module

This module can be studied as part of these programmes:

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