More about Ordinary Language Philosophy beyond the Oxford School


A target article and commentaries representing a range of views on the role of values in assessment and diagnosis in psychiatry has been published in the journal of the WPA (World Psychiatric Association) World Psychiatry

Fulford, K.W.M., Broome, M., Stanghellini, G., and Thornton, T. (2005) Looking With Both Eyes Open: Fact and Value in Psychiatric Diagnosis? World Psychiatry, 4:2,78-86.


  • Sadler, J.Z. (2005) Bug-eyed and breathless: emerging crises involving values. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p87.
  • First, M.B. (2005) Keeping an eye on clinical utility. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p87.
  • Wakefield, J.C. (2005) On winking at the facts, and losing one’s Hare: value pluralism and the harmful dysfunction analysis. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p88.
  • Spitzer, R.L. (2005) Recipe for disaster: professional and patient equally sharing responsibility for developing psychiatric diagnosis. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p89.
  • Sartorius, N. (2005) Recognizing that values matter. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p90.
  • Banzato, C.E.M., Pereira, M.E.C. (2005) Eyes and ears wide open: values in the clinical setting. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p90.
  • Mezzich, J.E. (2005) Values and comprehensive diagnosis. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p91
  • Tan, J. (2005) Bridging the gap between fact and values. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p92
  • Kitamura, T. (2005) Looking with both the eyes and heart open: the meaning of life in psychiatric diagnosis. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p93.
  • Van Staden, C.W. (2005) The need for trained eyes to see facts and values in psychiatric diagnosis. World Psychiatry, 4:2, p94
  • King, C