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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

PHL2054: Philosophy of Psychiatry

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


Broome, M. & Bortolotti, L. (eds.), 2009. Psychiatry as Cognitive Neuroscience: Philosophical Perspectives, Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Cooper, R. 2007. Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science, Stocksfield: Acumen Publishing.

 

Gold, J. & Gold, I., 2014. Suspicious Minds: How Culture Shapes Madness, New York: Free Press.

 

Graham, G., 2010. The Disordered Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Mental Illness, London: Routledge.

 

Guze, S. B., 1992. Why Psychiatry Is a Branch of Medicine, New York: Oxford University Press.

 

McNally, R. J. 2011. What is Mental Illness? Harvard University Press.

 

Sadler, J.Z., 2004. Values in Psychiatric Diagnosis, New York: Oxford University Press.