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  • About the Authors

Miles Clapham is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Phenomenological Psychotherapist, trained with the Philadelphia Association. He has presented and published a number of papers critical of objectifying and technological discourses in psychiatry and psychotherapy. He can be contacted via e-mail at

Ronald de Sousa is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. His work has been concerned with emotions, sexuality, evolutionary theory, and value theory. His most recent books are Why Think? Evolution and the Rational Mind, (OUP 2007) and Emotional Truth (OUP 2011.) He can be contacted via e-mail at

Grant Gillett is Professor of Medical Ethics at the Bioethics Centre of the Medical School, and teaches in the Philosophy Department at Otago University. He is author of The Mind and Its Discontents (2009), Subjectivity and Being Somebody: Human Identity and Neuroethics. (2008), Bioethics in the Clinic: Hippocratic Reflections (2004) and many articles in philosophy, bioethics, and philosophy of psychiatry. He can be contacted via e-mail at

Douglas W. Heinrichs is in private practice in General Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology in Ellicott City, Maryland. His recent scholarly interests include theory of clinical reasoning, philosophy of psychopharmacology, application of complexity and chaos theory to psychiatry, and philosophy of mind. He most recently coauthored a book chapter with Ronald de Sousa entitled “Will a stroke of neuroscience ever eradicate evil?”(Malatesti, L., and J. McMillan, eds, Responsibility and Psychopathy: Interfacing Law, Psychiatry, and Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2010). He can be contacted via e-mail at

John Iliopoulos is currently working on his PhD on Foucault at the Department of French, University College London, UK. His is a consultant psychiatrist in Adult and Old Age Psychiatry. His most recent position was at 251 Hellenic Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece (2008). He completed his MSc in the Philosophy and Ethics of Mental Health at the University of Warwick, with distinction (2007) and completed his SpR training in psychiatry at Aeginition University Hospital, Athens, Greece (2006). He worked and trained as an SHO in General Adult Psychiatry in the UK: (Charing Cross Rotation Scheme, Chelsea &Westminster Hospital, Royal Free Hospital, Camden & Islington Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Gordon Hospital and Farnham Road Hospital in Guildford, Surrey (2001–2003). He can be contacted via e-mail at

Mike Martin is Professor of Philosophy at Chapman University (Orange, California). He has published thirteen books, including three with Oxford University Press: Happiness and the Good Life (2012), From Morality to Mental Health: [End Page 71] Virtue and Vice in a Therapeutic Culture (2006), and Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics (2000). He can be contacted via e-mail at

Bruce Maxwell is Professor in the Department of Education at the University of Quebec, Trois-Rivières. His research deals with moral psychology and ethics education. He is author of the recent book Professional Ethics Education (Springer) and of several journal articles including, most recently, “Does ethical theory have a place in post-Kohlbergian moral psychology?” (Educational Theory). He can be contacted via e-mail at bruce.

Christine Tappolet is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Montreal, where she holds the Canada Research Chair in Ethics and Meta-Ethics. Her research focuses on moral psychology and, in particular, the philosophy of the emotions. Among her publications are Émotions et Valeurs (Presses Universitaires de France 2000), and, with Ruwen Ogien, Les concepts de l’éthique (Éditions Hermann 2008), as well as, with Sarah Stroud (eds.) Weakness of the Will and Practical Rationality (Oxford University Press 2001), and with Luc Faucher (eds.), The Modularity of Emotions (Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Supp. Vol. 32, 2006). She can be contacted via e-mail at christine.

Duff R. Waring is a lawyer/philosopher who specializes in mental health law and psychiatric patient advocacy. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at York University. He is the author of Medical Benefit and the...


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