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Title Philosophical psychopathology / edited by George Graham and G. Lynn Stephens.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1994.

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Subject Psychology, Pathological -- Philosophy.
Psychology and philosophy.
Philosophical anthropology.
Mental Disorders -- psychology.
Mental Processes.
Alt Name Graham, George, 1945-
Stephens, G. Lynn.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 332 pages)
Note "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introduction to philosophical psychopathology : its nature, scope, and emergence / George Graham and G. Lynn Stephens -- Deficit studies and the function of phenomenal consciousness / Robert Van Gulick -- Emotional disorder and attention / Kent Bach -- The problem of despair / Richard Garrett -- Mind and mine / George Graham and G. Lynn Stephens -- Going to pieces / John Heil -- Multiple identity, character transformation, and self-reclamation / Owen Flanagan -- Autism and the "theory of mind" debate / Robert M. Gordon and John A. Barker -- Alcohol addiction and responsibility attributions / Ferdinand Schoeman -- Value, illness, and failure of action : framework for a philosophical psychopathology of delusions / K.W.M. Fulford -- Problems with the DSM approach to classifying psychopathology / Jeffrey Poland, Barbara von Eckardt, and Will Spaulding -- The effectiveness of psychotherapy : epistemological issues / Edward Erwin -- The placebo concept in medicine and psychiatry / Adolf Grunbaum.
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Summary Philosophical Psychopathology is a benchmark volume for an emerging field where mental disorders serve as the springboard for philosophical insights. It brings together innovative, current research by Owen Flanagan, Robert Gordon, Robert Van Gulick, and others on mental disorders of consciousness, self-consciousness, emotions, personality, and action and belief as well as general methodological questions about the study of mental disorder. Topics include the problem of despair, multiple personality disorder, autism and the theory of the mind debate, and the effectiveness of psychotherapy. An extensive introduction shows how to interpret philosophical psychopathology as an interdisciplinary field and locates the contributions in the book conceptually and in terms of the surrounding literature. Psychopathology promises to clarify and illuminate a host of philosophical issues. The twelve chapters focus chiefly on issues in applied philosophy of mind (personal identity and self- consciousness, voluntary action and self-control, cognition and practical reasoning), in the science of mind (the medical model of mental disorders, philosophy of science and psychiatry, psychopathology and folk psychology), and in the ethical and experiential dimensions of psychopathology. A Bradford Book.
Access Access restricted to York University faculty, staff and students.
ISBN 9780262274227 (electronic bk.)
0262274221 (electronic bk.)
0585002703 (electronic bk.)
9780585002705 (electronic bk.)
9780262516846 (paperback)
0262516845 (paperback)
OCLC # 42328547
Additional Format Print version: Philosophical psychopathology. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1994 0262071592 (DLC) 94031921 (OCoLC)30915356
Table of Contents
 An Introduction to Philosophical Psychopathology: Its Nature, Scope, and Emergence / George Graham, G. Lynn Stephens1
 Deficit Studies and the Function of Phenomenal Consciousness / Robert Van Gulick25
 Emotional Disorder and Attention / Kent Bach51
 The Problem of Despair / Richard Garrett73
 Mind and Mine / George Graham, G. Lynn Stephens91
 Going to Pieces / John Heil111
 Multiple Identity, Character Transformation, and Self-Reclamation / Owen Flanagan135
 Autism and the "Theory of Mind" Debate / Robert M. Gordon, John A. Barker163
 Alcohol Addiction and Responsibility Attributions / Ferdinand Schoeman183
 Value, Illness, and Failure of Action: Framework for a Philosophical Psychopathology of Delusions / K. W. M. Fulford205
 Problems with the DSM Approach to Classifying Psychopathology / Jeffrey Poland, Barbara Von Eckardt, Will Spaulding235
 The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy: Epistemological Issues / Edward Erwin261
 The Placebo Concept in Medicine and Psychiatry / Adolf Grunbaum285

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