Hanna Pickard

Interview with Dr. Hanna Pickard

by Meghan Winsby Hanna Pickard is a Reader in Philosophy at the University of Birmingham, where she specializes in philosophy of mind and psychiatry and clinical ethics. Additionally, she works as a therapist for a NHS specialist service for people with personality disorder and complex needs. Professor Pickard visited the Rotman Institute of Philosophy from […]

SIMedPsych presentation

Reflections from the Social Impact of Medicalizing Psychiatry Workshop

by Catherine Stinson A few weeks have passed since the conference I co-organized with Derek Oswick, Veromi Arsiradam, Carolyn McLeod and Jackie Sullivan on The Social Impact of Medicalizing Psychiatry, but the messages are still resonating loudly for me, and for several other participants I’ve heard from. I’d like to take a moment to reflect […]

Video Posting — Catherine Stinson: The Body in ‘Mental Illness’

The theme of this year’s library lecture series was The Brain Boom: How Neuroscience is Changing How We Understand Ourselves. Co-sponsored by the London Public Library and the Department of Philosophy at Western University, a series of four public lectures addressing the theme were given at the Landon Branch public library. The inaugural lecture, given […]

Interview with Tim Bayne

This week we are taking a break from our interviews with post doctoral fellows to interview Professor Tim Bayne, an endowed chair in the Philosophy of Neuroscience at Western University and a member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. Before coming to Western, Bayne worked at the University of Manchester, the University of Oxford, Macquarie University, […]

Interview with Catherine Stinson

This is the third post in our our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute’s postdoctoral fellows. Last week’s interview with Tommaso Bruni can be found here, and the interview with Alida Liberman can be found here. Catherine Stinson is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. Prior to joining the Rotman Institute, she […]

Interview with Tommaso Bruni

This is the second in our our weekly series of interviews with the Rotman Institute’s postdoctoral fellows. Last week’s interview with Alida Liberman can be found here. Tommaso Bruni is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy in London, Canada. He completed his PhD in 2013 at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. […]

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Video playlist for Rethinking the Taxonomy of Psychology Workshop is complete

The Rotman 2016 Annual Conference: Rethinking the Taxonomy of Psychology was held on April 15 – 17, 2016. The workshop playlist on the Rotman Institute YouTube Channel is now complete. It includes videos of each of the speakers, poster presentations, and the concluding plenary session. Newly uploaded videos are listed below. Workshop posters, a paper archive, and […]

Andrew Peterson featured on episode of CBC Ideas from the Trenches

Rotman doctoral candidate, Andrew Peterson, is researching the ethical issues that stem from testing brain-injured patients for consciousness. On May 4th, his work was featured on an episode of the CBC radio program, Ideas from the Trenches. The series, hosted by Paul Kennedy, focuses on research being conducted by graduate students at universities across Canada. […]

Interview with Dr. Carl Craver

Carl Craver is a philosopher of neuroscience with side interests in the history and philosophy of biology, general philosophy of science, metaphysics, and moral psychology. He is a professor in the Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at Washington University in St. Louis. On March 31 and April 1, he delivered two lectures here […]

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Additional Videos Posted to the Rethinking the Taxonomy of Psychology Playlist

Videos of three talks have been added to the Rethinking the Taxonomy of Psychology playlist on the Rotman Institute YouTube Channel — Lisa Saksida, Muhammed Ali Khalidi, and Owen Whooley. Further talks will be available soon. Lisa Saksida: Cognition and the ventral visual-perirhinal-hippocampal stream Muhammad Ali Khalidi: Crosscutting Psychoneural Kinds: Some Lessons from Episodic Memory […]