George Graham

George Graham

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.

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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:

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.

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