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Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 10.4 (2003) 383-388

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International News and Notes

Conferences and Symposia

DATE: 30 January-1 February 2004
EVENT: 22nd Annual Mephistos Conference (An International Graduate Student Conference on the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Technology, and Medicine)
LOCATION: University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
CONTACT: Mephistos 2004 Organizing Committee, c/o Dept. of Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 3K7 (e-mail:; web site:

DATE: 6-8 May 2004
EVENT: Deliberation, Desires, and Emotions: A Debate among Medieval and Contemporary Philosophers
LOCATION: Université de Montréal, Montreal
CONTACT: Fabienne Pironet, Université de Montréal, Département de philosophie, C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7 Canada (e-mail: fabienne.; web site: http://mapage

DATE: 13-15 May 2004
EVENT: XV Internordic Philosophical Symposium
THEME: Science--A Challenge to Philosophy?
LOCATION: Helsinki, Finland
CONTACT: Heikki J. Koskinen, Dept. of Philosophy, PO Box 9, FIN-00014, University of Helsinki, Finland (e-mail:; symposium web site:

DATE: 23-26 September 2004
EVENT: 7th International Conference on Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology
THEME: Time, Memory and History
LOCATION: University of Heidelberg, Germany
CONTACT: Thomas Fuchs, M.D., Ph.D., Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg, Vosstrasse 2, D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany (e-mail:; http://www.psychiatrie., link ppp 2004)

DATE: 3-6 Jaunary 2004
EVENT: International Interdisciplinary Conference: Society of Indian Philosophy & Religion
THEME: Language, Consciousness and Culture: East-West Perspectives
LOCATION: Calcutta, India
CONTACT: Secretary, Society of Indian Philosophy and Religion, 1210 Jamestowne Drive, Elon, NC 27244

DATE: 10-13 November 2004
ORGANIZATION: World Psychiatric Congress: Treatments in Psychiatry [End Page 383]
EVENT: A 3-hour course on Phenomenological and Anthropological Psychiatry in the 21st Century (sponsored by The Irwin Foundation)
LOCATION: Florence, Italy
CONTACT: Michael A. Schwartz (e-mail:

DATE: 17-20 June 2004
EVENT: Conference
THEME: Truth and Realism
LOCATION: University of St. Andrews, Scotland
CONTACT: e-mail:

DATE: 15-17 March 2004
EVENT: 14th Inter-University Workshop on Philosophy and Cognitive Science; Invited Speaker: John McDowell, University of Pittsburgh
LOCATION: Murcia, Spain
CONTACT: Dr. A. Garcia-Rodriguez, Dpto Filosofia, Universidad de Murcia, E-30071, Murcia, Spain (e-mail:; web site:

DATE: 2-7 August 2004
ORGANIZATION: International Society for the Study of European Ideas
EVENT: 9th International ISSEI Conference
THEME: Narrative of Modernity: Co-Existence of Differences
LOCATION: Pamplona, Spain
CONTACT: web site:

United Kingdom
DATE: 16-19 June 2004
ORGANIZATION: Society for Ancient Medicine: European Meeting 2004
THEME: Anatomical Knowledge in the Ancient World: From Prehistory to Late Antiquity
LOCATION: The University of Birmingham Medical School (Conference Park), Centre for the History of Medicine, Birmingham, UK
CONTACT: Dr. Robert Arnott, Chairman of the Organising Committee (e-mail:; Prof. Lesley Dean-Jones, Department of Classics, University of Texas, Austin, TX (e-mail:


DATE: 19-21 February 2004
EVENT: Second Annual International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Ethics
THEME: papers addressing topics in medical ethics are strongly encouraged; Keynote Speaker: Thomas Magnell (Drew University/ Harvard Medical School)
LOCATION: Baton Rouge, LA
CONTACT: James Stacey Taylor, Dept. of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803

DATE: 20-22 February 2004
EVENT: 9th Annual Arizona Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy
THEME: Plato on Method and Plato's Methods
LOCATION: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
CONTACT: Mark McPherran, Philosophy, University of Maine, 270 Main Street, Farmington, Maine 04938 (e-mail:; colloquium web site:

DATE: 12-13 March 2004
EVENT: Conference
THEME: The Role of Health Care Providers in America; Featured speaker: Robert M. Veatch (Georgetown University)
LOCATION: Adam=s Mark Hotel, Tulsa, OK...


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