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Philosophy and Psychiatry: Mind, Value and Mental Health

Key facts

TypeSummer Schools -
LocationOxford
AddressSt Hilda's College
Cowley Place
Oxford
OX4 1DY
DatesThu 13 to Sat 15 Jul 2017
Subject area(s)Health
Philosophy
Psychology and Counselling
FeesVarious packages available.
Application statusApplications being accepted
Course codeO16C961V5Y
Course contactIf you have any questions about this course, please email conferences@conted.ox.ac.uk or telephone +44 (0)1865 286945.

Overview

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Two linked events for philosophers, scientists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals, and service users. 

3rd Oxford Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry: 13-14 July 2017

A two-day summer school delivered by renowned experts in the field through guest lectures and seminars, providing opportunities for substantial dialogue between philosophers, clinicians, scientists and others.

Provisional themes for 2017 include:

  • Philosophical psychopathology today
  • Empathy
  • Trauma
  • Positive aspects of abnormal cognition
  • Depression/Bipolar disorder
  • Epistemic injustice and psychiatry

Further details will be announced soon - details of 2015 Summer School. 

2nd International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry: 15 July 2017

A one-day conference featuring international keynote speakers and short presentations from graduate students and recent post-doctoral researchers. Programme in development - details of 2015 conference

These events follow on from the highly successful events in 2013 and 2015 and will be led by members of Oxford’s Faculty of Philosophy.

Course directors:

  • 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)

Please register your interest to receive updates about these events.

 

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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 (Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University) is Fellow & Tutor in Philosophy at Keble College, Oxford. His research interests...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.

Payment

When applying (either online or by downloading an application form), please select from the following options:

Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry
  • Summer School only (residential): £1,370
    • Attendance at all sessions on 13 and 14 July
    • Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School resource pack
    • Certificate of Attendance on successful completion
    • En suite accommodation at St Hilda’s College 12 and 13 July
    • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments on 13 and 14 July
    • Evening meal 13 July
    • Drinks reception and Gala Dinner 14 July
    • Internet access
  • Summer School only (non-residential): £995
    • Attendance at all sessions on 13 and 14 July
    • Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School resource pack
    • Certificate of Attendance on successful completion
    • Lunch and refreshments on 13 and 14 July
    • Drinks reception and Gala Dinner 14 July
    • Internet access
  • Summer School and Conference (en suite package): £1,630
    • Includes items listed under Summer School only (residential) and Conference fee with additional en suite accommodation 14 and 15 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 package): £1,155
    • Includes items listed under Summer School only (non-residential) and Conference Fee.
International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry
  • Conference fee: £160
    • Attendance at all sessions on 15 July
    • Certificate of Attendance on successful completion
    • Lunch and refreshments
    • Internet access
  • Conference drinks reception and dinner: £39
Additional accommodation 14 and 15 July
  • Standard accommodation: £42.50 per night, includes breakfast

Fee options

Programme Fee
Summer School and Conference (non-res package): 12-15 July: £1155.00
Summer School only (residential): 12-14 July: £1370.00
Summer School only (non-residential): 13-14 July: £995.00
Summer School and Conference (en suite package): 12-16 July: £1630.00
Conference fee: £160.00
Accommodation
Standard accommodation: 14 July: £42.50
Standard accommodation: 15 July: £42.50
Catering
Conference drinks and dinner: £39.00

Apply for this course

Applications can be made online or by downloading the application form below.

Short Course Application Form and Guidance Notes

We strongly recommend that you download and save files before completing to ensure that all your changes are saved. Please ensure you read the guidance notes before completing the application form, as any errors resulting from failure to do so may delay your application.

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Programmes including this module

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