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Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 12.4 (2005) 355-356

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John Callender, M.D., FRCPSYCH has been a Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Aberdeen since 1986. His principal philosophical interest is in the application of Kantian philosophy to psychiatry. He has previously published work on Kantian ethical theory. The paper in this issue of Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology extends this work into the area of aesthetics. He can be contacted at Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland, or via e-mail at
Andreas De Block (1972), M.Phil., Ph.D., is post-doctoral researcher at the Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen (The Netherlands) for the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). He is secretary of the Center for Psychoanalysis and Philosophical Anthropology and has published on homosexuality, Freud's theory of sublimation, and the philosophical presuppositions of psychoanalytic therapy. He can be contacted at Faculteit Filosofie—Facultaire Unie, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, Erasmusplein 1 Verdieping 16, 6503GM Nijmegen, The Netherlands or via e-mail at
Quinton Deeley, M.A. M.R.C.PSYCH., is a psychiatrist who read Theology and Religious Studies prior to medical training. His interests include the interface between culture and cognition, and social neuroscience. He is currently a clinical researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London. He can be contacted at Section of Brain Maturation, Institute of Psychiatry, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom or via e-mail at
R. D. (Bob) Hinshelwood is a member of the British Psychoanalytic Society, Professor in the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies (University of Essex), and previously Director, The Cassel Hospital. He has written on Kleinian psychoanalysis (The Dictionary of Kleinian Thought, 1989); on the dynamics of psychiatric organizations (most recently, Suffering Insanity, 2004); and on professional ethics (Therapy or Coercion: Does Psychoanalysis Differ from Brainwashing?, 1997). He can be contacted at the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom or via e-mail at
Rainer Matthias Holm-Hadulla is a professor at the University of Heidelberg. He is head of the Counseling Centre for Students, and also works as a psychiatrist, psychotherapist, and analyst in private practice. In addition, he acts as a counselor to executives and organizations. He can be contacted at Gartenstr. 2, D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany or via e-mail at
Katherine Morris (D.Phil. in Philosophy, Oxford University 1983, M.Phil. in Medical Anthropology, Oxford University anticipated 2005) is a fellow in philosophy at Mansfield College, Oxford [End Page 355] University, where she has been since 1986. She is interested in Descartes, Freud, phenomenology (particularly the phenomenology of the body), and the philosophy of psychiatry. She is on the editorial board of Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology and is one of the co-editors, together with K.W.M. Fulford, John Z. Sadler, and Giovanni Stanghellini, of the series International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry (Oxford University Press). She can be contacted at Mansfield College, Oxford University, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TF, United Kingdom or via e-mail at
James Phillips, M.D., is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and in the private practice of psychiatry in Milford, Connecticut. He has written on a variety of issues in the interface of philosophy and psychiatry, as well as of philosophy and psychoanalysis. He is co-editor with James Morley of Imagination and its Pathologies and is the editor of the Bulletin of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry. He is currently editing a volume entitled Philosophical Perspectives on Technology and Psychiatry, to be published by Oxford University Press. He can be reached at 88 Noble Avenue, Milford, Connecticut 06460, USA, or via e-mail at
John Z. Sadler, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and co-editor of Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology. His most recent book is Values and Psychiatric Diagnosis (Oxford University Press, 2005). He can...


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