2 days session on “Metaphysics of Psychopathology”

Date :1 – 2 December 2018
東京大学駒場キャンパス 18号館 4階 Collaboration Room 2

Dec 1
Symposium on Metaphysics of Psychopathology
14:00-15:00 Talk on Metaphysics of Psychopathology
Psychiatric disorders: Kind concepts and the imperfect community
Peter Zachar (Auburn University Montgomery)

15:00-16:00 Comments
Between realism and social constructivism
Takayuki Suzuki (The University of Tokyo)

On misplaced essentialism in psychiatry
Senkei Ueno and Toshiya Murai (Kyoto University)


16:15-16:45 Reply by Professor Zachar
16:45-17:45 General Discussion

Dec 2 (Sun)
International Workshop on Philosophy of Psychiatry

10:00-11:00 Talk 1
Neuroenhancement and its neighboring concepts in psychiatric clinical practice
Eisuke Sakakibara (U Tokyo)

11:00-12:00 Talk 2
Understanding the symptoms of Taijin Kyofusho from an embodied perspective
Shogo Tanaka (Tokai University)
Taijin Kyofusho (TKS)

13:30-14:30 Talk 3
Social Factors in Delusion Formation: Causation or Construction?
Kengo Miyazono (Hiroshima University) and Alessandro Salice (University College Cork)

14:30-15:30 Talk 4
Philosophy of Mental Disorder: Diagnosis in Dialogical Approaches
Kohji Ishihara (The University of Tokyo)


15:45-16:45 Closing Talk
Bereavement and depression: On the border of normal and disordered functioning
Peter Zachar (Auburn University Montgomery)