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Lisa Bortolotti
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Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham
Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham

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The Virtue of Defiance
In this post, Nancy Nyquist Potter introduces her new book, The Virtue of Defiance and Psychiatric Engagement . I am a Professor of Philosophy at
the University of Louisville, an Associate with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral
Sciences, and a cor...

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Optimistic Update Bias Holds Firm
Neil Garrett This post is by  Neil Garrett  who recently wrote a paper with  Tali Sharot , entitled  Optimistic Update Bias Holds Firm: Three Tests of Robustness Following Shah et al. . The paper is to appear in a special issue of Consciousness and Cognitio...

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Metaepistemology and Relativism
Today's post is by J. Adam Carter , lecturer in Philosophy, University of Glasgow. In this post, he introduces his new book Metaepistemology and Relativism. The question of whether knowledge and other epistemic standings like justification are (in some inte...

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Bedlam: the Asylum and Beyond
From 15 September 2016 to 15 January 2017 the Wellcome Collection is hosting an exhibition entitled: Bedlam, the Asylum and Beyond , exploring the recent history of psychiatry via the evolution of one asylum, the Bethlem Royal Hospital in London, often just...

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The Optimist Within
This post is by Leslie van der Leer  (Regent's University London) who recently wrote a paper entitled, "The Optimist Within", together with Ryan McKay (Royal Holloway). The paper is to appear in a special issue of Consciousness and Cognition on unrealistic ...

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Relatedness and Relationship Workshop
On 12th September 2016, Zoë Boden and Michael Larkin organised a workshop on Relatedness and Relationship in Mental Health at Park House, University of Birmingham. Experts came from psychology, psychiatry, sociology, philosophy, mental healthcare profession...

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Positive and Negative Implications of the Causal Illusion
This post is by Fernando Blanco  (pictured below) who recently wrote a paper entitled,  Positive and Negative Implications of the Causal Illusion . The paper is to appear in a  special issue of Consciousness and Cognition on unrealistic optimism , guest edi...

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Elliot Aronson on Hypocrisy
Today's post is by Elliot Aronson (pictured below), Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of California Santa Cruz, and author of The Social Animal and Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) , with Carol Tavris. Social psychologists define hypocris...

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Relatedness and Relationships: an Interview with Zoë Boden
In this post I interview Zoë Boden  (pictured below) on the project she led on ‘Relatedness & Relationships in Mental Health’ which ran from July 2015 to September 2016, funded by the Independent Social Research Fund Flexible Grants for Small Groups. LB: Wh...
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