• Video – Annual Sowerby Lecture in Philosophy and Medicine 2017
    Annual Sowerby Lecture 2017

    Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic Perspectives Lecture: Dr. Gareth Owen, King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Philosophy and Neuroscience 9 November 2017 New Hunt’s House, Theatre 2, Guy’s Campus With thanks to Philosophy & Medicine  

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  • Event: Evidence and Objectivity

    Evidence and Objectivity: Evidence when n=1 A Mental Health and Justice Seminar with Nancy Cartwright and Sherri Roush  The Wellcome-funded Mental Health and Justice project will hold a research seminar on Monday, 30 October, 5-7pm.  The seminar will address the logic and epistemology of single-case evidence. ABSTRACT:  We have become accustomed to the idea that the evidence base in medicine comes

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  • Event: 2017 Annual Sowerby Lecture

    Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic perspectives Lecture: Gareth Owen 9 November 2017 – 19:30-21:00 New Hunt’s House, Theatre 2 New Hunt’s House, KCL Guy’s Campus – London Psychiatry has long attracted interpretations from cool, detached perspectives valuing objectivity (Kraepelin, Freud, Beck) to hotter, embodied perspectives valuing subjectivity (Reil, Laing, Foucault). These two perspectives (‘classical’

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