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Uehiro Lectures 2018

The 2018 Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics will be delivered by Professor Richard Holton of University of Cambridge.
When May 21, 2018 04:30 AM to
May 24, 2018 07:00 AM
Where Oxford - various
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Professor Richard Holton is professor of philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of Peterhouse. Before that he taught at MIT, Monash, the ANU, Sheffield and Edinburgh. He obtained a BA in PPE at University College, Oxford,before completing a PhD at Princeton. His areas of research are moral psychology and related areas, but also in ethics, philosophy of law and philosophy of language.

Illness and the Social Self

Who we are depends in part on the social world in which we live. In these lectures I look at some consequences for three mental health problems, broadly construed: dementia, addiction, and psychosematic illness.

Monday 21 May- 4.30 – 6.30pm, Oxford Martin School Lecture Theatre (jointly organised with the Moral Philosophy Seminars)
Tuesday 22 May – 5 – 7pm, Oxford Martin School Lecture Theatre
Thursday 24 May 5 – 7pm, Magdalen College, Grove Auditorium (entrance on Longwall Street)

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