Philosophy Debates in Mental Health – 18th April 2018

Royal Institute of Philosophy sponsored seminar at Accrington & Rossendale College

18 April 2018, 11am – 1pm

Accrington & Rossendale College

Dr Rachel Cooper and Dr Sam Fellowes are based at Lancaster University within the Department for Politics, Philosophy and Religion. Through a series of discussions they will aim to explore the conceptual problems around psychiatric classification and diagnosis.

Dr Cooper: ‘Mental disorder outside the head’

Dr Sam Fellowes: ‘Lessons for today from the history of autism’

The audience will be encouraged to step  outside of the usual assumptions about mental health in an effort to re-frame understanding and improve practice.

The seminar discussions are free to attend.

Places are limited and so it is essential to register if you would like to attend.

To book a place please email or for more information

contact 01254 354047/354117



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