Individual Partner: George Graham, Professor of Philosophy (retired), formerly President of The Society for Philosophy and Psychology
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Brief Description of Work: At intersection of philosophy and psychiatry I have held professorships in philosophy at Alabama-Birmingham, Georgia State, and Wake Forest, where I was the A. C. Reid Professor of Philosophy. I have published over a dozen books, including authored or co-authored, The Disordered Mind (with Routledge), The Abraham Dilemma: A Divine Delusion (with OUP), with G. Lynn Stephens on When Self-Consciousness Breaks (with MIT), and with Robert McCauley on Hearing Voices and Other Matters of Mind: What Mental Abnormalities Can Teach Us About Religions (OUP). Also, co-editor and co-author of with K.W. M. Fulford and T. Thornton, The Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry (OUP).
Key Words: Resident in: USA;
Working in: USA.
Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Research/philosophy of psychiatry; philosophy of mind; mental illness.
Related Area(s) of Interest: Psychiatry; Cognitive Science; Mental health/General: Ethics.
Published over 25 papers; lectured at numerous universities; edited a journal; received 4 major teaching awards; and financial support for research from The Rockefeller Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Templeton Foundation.
Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the Mind – (G Graham, R McCaulay) explores the cognitive continuities between familiar features of religiosity, of mental disorders, and of everyday thinking and action for details please go to: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/hearing-voices-and-other-matters-of-the-mind-9780190091149?utm_source=email&utm_medium=outreach&utm_campaign=oupac-campaign:773759&promocode=aaflyg6
The Disordered Mind, Third Edition (G Graham) is a wide-ranging introduction to the philosophy of mental disorder or illness. It examines and explains, from a philosophical standpoint, what mental disorder is: its reality, causes, consequences, compassionate treatment, and more.