Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Book: Autonomy & Mental Disorder

A new book published in the popular OUP International Perspectives in the Philosophy of Psychiatry series might be of interest to our readers. “Autonomy and Mental Disorder“, edited by Lubomira Radoilska (Cambridge), is an exploration of the nature and value … Continue reading

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Evidence-based bioethics: A myth or a reality? Evening event at the Royal Society of Medicine

On Wednesday 20th June, following the AGM of the Open Section of Royal Society of Medicine, there will be an evening event on the subject of evidence-based bioethics, with speakers including myself and Dr Andrew Papanikitas. We are delighted that … Continue reading

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CFP: “Healing and Curing, Medieval to Modern” – Glasgow, 27-28/08/12

A two-day conference on ‘Healing and Curing, Medieval to Modern’ will take place at the University of Glasgow from 27-28 August 2012. The plenary speakers will be Professor Samuel K Cohn (title to be confirmed) and Professor Peregrine Horden ‘Hospitals in … Continue reading

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