Past Maudsley Philosophy Group Events


                     

DateSpeakerTitleType

2017

Nov 29th Dr Graham Robinson and Prof. Eugene Sadler-Smith Hubristic leadership: Understanding the causes and mitigating the effects Seminar
Jan 17th Prof.Fabien Freyenhagen Do societies make us sick? Lecture

2016

Dec. 1st Prof.Sherrilyn Roush Hypochondria and Self-calibration Lecture
May 10th Dr.Joel Krueger Moebus Syndrome & Schizophrenia Lecture
Feb.10th Dr.Jeremy Holmes The contributions of psychotherapy to mental health Lecture

2015

March 4th Dr John Cutting and Dr Gareth Owen The Clinical Phenomenology of Schizophrenia Seminar
Jan 28th Prof. John Cottingham Psychoanalysis, philosophy, religion: triangle of conflict or of harmony? Lecture

2014

October 9th Dr. Francesca Brencio Modes of being. Fear and anxiety in Martin Heidegger's Daseinsanalyse and their connection with anxiety disorders. Lecture

June 19th

Dr Nikola Kern & Dr Gareth Owen

The Phenomenology of Depression

Seminar

March 19th

Dr Edward Harcourt

Boundaries between Badness and Madness: A philosophical perspective

Lecture

January 21st

Dr. Tania Gergel Lecturer in Classics and Ancient Philosophy

Ulysses contracts - Homer's Odyssey, fluctuating capacity and advance decision-making in psychiatry

Lecture

2013

March 13th Dr. John Sellars
Lecturer in Philosophy
Stoicism and Cognitive Psychotherapy Lecture
June 12th Prof. John Dupré
Professor of Philosophy
What (if anything) can evolution tell us about the healthy mind? Lecture
July 3rd Dr. Iain McGilchrist
Psychiatrist and Author
Divided Brain and the Lived World Lecture
November 26th Prof. Neil Levy
Deputy Director (Research), Oxford Centre for Neuroethics; Head of Neuroethics, Florey Neuroscience Institute
Addiction as a disorder of belief Lecture

2012

February 29th Robert Rowland Smith
Writer and Journalist
Endarkenment Lecture
June 6th Carl Gombrich
Educational Programme Director
Interdisciplinarity: A First Attempt at Four Broad Frameworks Lecture
October 10th Dr. Nassir Ghaemi
Professor of Psychiatry
The Rise and Fall of the Biopsychosocial Model Seminar
October 31st Dr. Edward Skidelsky
Lecturer in Philosophy
Happiness and Pleasure: what's the difference? Lecture

2011

January 12th Dr David McNeil
Lecturer of Philosophy
Mythic and moral psychology in Sophocles’ Antigone Seminar
February 3rd Professor Grant Gillett
Neurosurgeon, Prof. of Medical Ethics
Autonomy: getting over the metaphysics and into the urban jungle Seminar
June 15th Dr. Ryan Kemp
Clinical Psychologist
The Temporality of Addiction Seminar
September 14th Michel Bitbol
Director of Research, Philosopher of Science
Groundlessness and Neurophenomenology Seminar
October 19th Dr. Richard Allen
Chairman of the Society for Post-Critical and Personalist Studies
Introduction to Michael Polanyi with suggestions about psychiatry Seminar
November 16th Dr. Alan Ford
Senior Lecturer in the History and Theory of Art
Modernism, Narcissism and Alienation Seminar
November 29th Dr. Jonathon Webber
Philosophy Lecturer
Pleasure and Phenomenology of Addiction Seminar
December 14th Dr. John Cutting
Senior Lecturer in the History and Theory of Art
The Phenomenology and Neuropsychiatry of Dreams Seminar

2010

Feb 24th Professor John Steiner
Psychoanalyst and Psychiatrist
The transference now and then Seminar
March 17th Professor Anthony David
Cognitive Neuropsychiatrist
Can non-altruistic suicide ever be rational? The Kerrie Woolerton case Seminar
May 5th Dr Ryan McKay
Neuropsychologist
Misbelief: Neuropsychological and evolutionary foundations Seminar

2009

Jan 29th Professor Tony Hope
Psychiatrist
A devil and an angel: experiences of decision-making in people with anorexia nervosa. Seminar
Feb 25th Baroness Mary Warnock
Philosopher
End of Life Decision Making Lecture
Mar 25th Dr Jill Craigie
Philosopher
Capacity, Practical Rationality and what a Patient Values Seminar
May 27th Professor Wayne Martin
Philosopher
Ubi inletabilitas ibi virtus: some work in progress on the nature of Melancholia Seminar
June 30th Professor Tim Crane
Philosopher
What is Consciousness? Lecture
November 3rd Dr Gareth Owen
Cilinical Lecturer
Mental disorder and the human being as a whole: sense or non-sense? Seminar
December 15th Nick Wiltsher
Grad Student of Philosophy
Distinguishing Imagination and Perception Seminar
Jun 3rd Associate Professor Louis Charland
Philosopher
Moral Treatment or 'Moral' Treatment? Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder Seminar
Jul 8th Dr Andrea Mechelli
Psychologist
Can the Brain Sciences Rescue Psychoanalysis? Seminar

2008

Jan 30th Professor Raymond Tallis
Philosopher
How Can We Possibly Be Free? Lecture
Feb 20th Professor David Papineau
Philosopher
Could There Be a Science of Consciousness? Lecture
March 5th Professor Roger Scruton
Philosopher
First-person awareness and the human condition Lecture
April 16th Dr Matthew Ratcliffe
Philosopher
Phenomenology of depression Seminar
May 21st Dr Thomas Pink
Philosopher
Free Will and Experience Lecture
July 9th Professor George Szmukler
Psychiatrist
Coercion in Psychiatric treatment Seminar
Sept 17th Dr John Cutting
Psychiatrist
Schelerian Psychopathology Seminar
Oct 15th Dr Norbert Andersch (Psychiatrist) and Dr Edward Skidelsky (Philosopher) Ernst Cassirer in relation to psychopathology Seminar
Nov 12th Professor MM McCabe
Philosopher
Being well and doing well: from health to virtue and back again Seminar
Dec 10th Professor John Gray
Writer and philosoper
Science as a vehicle for myth Lecture

2007

Feb 12th Professor Jonathan Glover
Philosopher
Dignity, Antisocial Personality Disorder & Violence Lecture
April 25th Dr Luca Malatesti
Philosopher
Psychiatric Classification, Levels of Explanation & Psychopathy Seminar
May 9th Dr John McMillan
Philosopher
Character development, responsibility and psychopathy Seminar
July 11th Professor Jonathan Lowe
Philosopher
What are we? Seminar
Sept 5th Professor Wayne Martin
Philosopher
Judgment as a Phenomeno-Logical Problem Seminar

2006

May 17th Dr Anthony Fry Psychiatrist Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and the counter-culture 1968-72 Seminar
June 14th Dr Iain McGilchrist
Psychiatrist
Literature, memory and the brain Seminar
July 10th Dr Gwen Adshead
Psychiatrist
Are Psychopaths evil? Seminar
Sept 20th Dr Matthew Broome
Psychiatrist
Being at home in the world - the philosophy of John McDowell Seminar
Oct 25th Professor Sean Gallagher
Philosopher
Embodiment - schizophrenia and agency Seminar
Nov 14th Professor Steven Galt Crowell
Philosopher
Phenomenology and the First-Person Character of Philosophical Knowledge Seminar
Nov 27th Professor Jennifer Radden
Philosopher
Epidemic Depression and Burtonian Melancholy Seminar