Events Overview

Past Events

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
12 July 2019 – 16:00-18:00

Reading:

  • Nahmias, Eddy; Allen, Corey & Loveall, Bradley (forthcoming). “When do robots have free will? Exploring the relationships between (attributions of) consciousness and free will”. ln B. Feltz, M. Missal & A.C. Sims eds, Free Will, Causality, and Neuroscience. Brill Publishers. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
5 July 2019 – 16:00-18:00

Reading:

  • Focquaert, Farah; Glenn, Andrea L. & Raine, Adrian (2015). “Psychopathy and free will from a philosophical and cognitive neuroscience perspective”. In W. Glannon ed., Free Will and the Brain: Neuroscientific, Philosophical, and Legal Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
28 June 2019 – 16:00-18:00

Reading:

  • Meynen, Gerben (2012). “Obsessive-compulsive
    disorder, free will, and control”. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 19, p. 323-332. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
21 June 2019 – 15:00-17:00

Reading:

  • Bolton, Derek & Gillett, Grant (2019). “Biology involves regulatory control of physical–chemical energetic processes”.(link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Derek will be joining us, so do come along to discuss the philosophical foundations of this updated version of the biopsychosocial model.

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
17 May 2019 – 17:00-19:00

Reading:

  • Maung, Hane H. (2019). “Dualism and its place in a philosophical structure for psychiatry”. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 22, p. 59-69.(link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
3 May 2019 – 17:00-19:00

Reading:

  • Malaterre, Christophe (2011). “Making sense of downward causation in manipulationism: illustrations from cancer research”. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 33, p. 537-561. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
26 April 2019 – 17:00-19:00

Reading:

  • Lynch, Kate E.; Parke, Emily C. & O’Malley, Maureen A. (forthcoming). “How Causal are Microbiomes? A Comparison with the Helicobacter pylori Explanation of Ulcers”. Biology & Philosophy. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
12 April 2019 – 17:00-19:00

Reading:

  • Shadlen, Michael N. & Roskies, Adina L. (2012). “The neurobiology of decision-making and responsibility: reconciling mechanism and mindedness”. Frontiers in Neuroscience 6:56. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
5 April 2019 – 17:00-19:00

Reading:

  • Sadler, John Z. (2008). “Vice and the diagnostic classification of mental disorders: a philosophical case conference”. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 15, p. 1-17. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group
29 March 2019 – 17:00-19:00

Reading:

  • Stein, Dan J. (1998). “Philosophy of psychopharmacology”. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 41, p. 200-211. (link)

Convener: Tuomas Pernu

Location: Room 508

The Philosophy & Medicine Reading Group discusses topics at the intersection of philosophy and medicine, this term with a special focus on personalised medicine. We will base our discussion in each session on a paper. All members of the group are welcome to suggest relevant reading. Please do feel free to participate even if you have not been able to read the material or have missed a meeting. If you would like to suggest specific readings, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the group convener, Dr Tuomas Pernu by email.

Please also join us on Facebook. You are welcome to join this group as a virtual member even if you are unable to attend the actual meetings.
 

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