- About the Authors
Lauren Ashwell graduated with a BA, BSc, and MA from The University of Auckland, back in her native New Zealand, and came to the United States in 2003 to do a PhD at MIT. She is now an associate professor at Bates College, and works mostly on introspection, the metaphysics of dispositions, and feminist philosophy. Some recent publications include: 'Deep, Dark, … or Transparent? Knowing Our Desires,' Philosophical Studies (2013), 'Introspection and the Nature of Desire,' in The Nature of Desire (forthcoming), and 'I Saw Memories of You: Can Dreamfasting Teach Us About Introspection?' in Jim Henson and Philosophy (2015).
Konrad Banicki is a faculty member at the Jagiellonian University's in the Kraków Institute of Applied Psychology. Over the years, he has been working at the intersection of philosophy (virtue ethics), psychology (personality psychology, eudaimonistic positive psychology), and psychiatry (personality disorders) and published in various journals including Theory & Psychology, New Ideas in Psychology and Philosophical Papers.
Clara S. Humpston is a PhD student in the School of Psychology at Cardiff University. Her research focuses on the pathogenesis of psychotic symptoms and adopts a cognitive neuropsychiatric approach, in particular that of prediction error signaling; by incorporating behavioral, neuroimaging, and phenomenological investigations, she aims to contribute to a unified account of delusions and hallucinations. Her most recent publication is "The Spectra of Soundless Voices and Audible Thoughts: Towards an Integrative Model of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations and Thought Insertion," published in Review of Philosophy and Psychology and is co-written with Dr Matthew Broome from Oxford University.
Huw Green is a postdoctoral clinical fellow in psychology at the Icahn school of medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York. He completed a PhD in clinical psychology in 2017 at the CUNY Graduate Center. His research interests include psychosis, psychiatric diagnosis, and psychotherapy.
Stefan Kristensen is currently a research fellow at the University of Heidelberg with a grant from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation; his project is concerned with the question of the unconscious in the psychosomatic tradition (Françoise Dolto, Pierre Marty, Didier Anzieu). He holds a PhD in philosophy from the Universities of Geneva and Paris 1 on Merleau-Ponty and the question of expression, and a Habilitation from the University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès on the concept of the machine in psychopathology and aesthetics. He has previously taught at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Geneva (2000–2009) and the Unit of Art History of the same university (2010–2016). He has published extensively on the theory of subjectivity, on the problem of witnessing, and on the [End Page 223] sources and limits of Merleau-Ponty's philosophy, among other topics in contemporary continental philosophy and aesthetics. His latest book is entitled La Machine sensible (Paris, Hermann, 2014).
Doug McConnell is a research fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics where he works on the Wellcome Trust project, 'Individual Responsibility and Healthcare,' and as part of the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics. His research interests include moral psychology, bioethics, neuroethics, and applied philosophy, particularly in relation to addiction and psychiatry. Some of his recent work includes: 'Conscientious objection in healthcare: Pinning down the reasonability view' (forthcoming) in the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy and 'Narrative self-constitution and recovery from addiction' in American Philosophical Quarterly (2016).
Michelle Maiese is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Emmanuel College in Boston. Her research focuses on issues in philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychiatry, and the emotions. In recent work, she has examined enactivism, the integration of emotion and cognition, and the nature of psychopathology. She is the author of Embodied Minds in Action (co-written with Robert Hanna, 2009), Embodiment, Emotion, and Cognition (2011), and Embodied Selves and Divided Minds (2016).
Anke Snoek is a post-doctoral researcher on the project 'Parents who are alcoholics: Towards a normative framework of integrative care and responsible parenting interventions,' at Maastricht University. Her main research interests concern questions of agency and autonomy. Her recent work includes 'Strong-willed but not successful: The importance of strategies in recovery from addiction' (co-authored with Neil Levy and Jeanette Kennett) in Addictive Behaviors Reports (2016).
Michael Young is a resident physician in the Department...