Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 485–487 | Cite as

What is a 'new' philosophy of psychiatry and why do we need it?

  • Michael QuanteEmail author
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Book Series: OUP International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry:
  • K.W.M. (Bill) Fulford, Tim Thornton and George Graham (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 978-0-19-852694-0, pp. xxxiii and 872 (plus CD-Rom with key texts). Price: ₤25.00.

  • Julian C. Hughes, Stephen J. Louw and Steven R. Sabat (Eds.), Dementia: mind, meaning, and the person, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 978-0-19-856615-1, pp. xvi & 310. Price: ₤32.95.

  • Eric Matthews, Body-Subjects and Disordered Minds. Treating the whole person in psychiatry, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 978-0-19-852694-0, pp. viii and 189. Price: ₤75.00.

  • Lennart Nordenfelt, Rationality and Compulsion. Applying action theory to psychiatry, Oxford University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-921485-3, pp. xv and 206. Price: ₤34.95.

  • Neil Pickering, The metaphor of mental illness, Oxford University Press, 2005, 208 pages. ISBN 978-0-19-853088-6. Price: ₤29.95.

  • Jennifer Radden (Ed.), The...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of CologneKolnGermany

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