- About the Authors
Yochai Ataria is a senior lecturer at Tel-Hai College, Israel. He conducted his post-doctoral research in the Neurobiology Department at the Weizmann Institute of Science. He is the author of the following books: The Structural Trauma of Western Culture; Body Disownership in Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; The Mathematics of Trauma [Hebrew]; Not on the Brain Alone [in press, Hebrew]. In addition, he co-edited the following volumes: Interdisciplinary Handbook of Culture and Trauma; Linkages between Torture, Severe Trauma, and Suicide (in press); Kafka: New Perspectives [Hebrew]; The End of the Human Era [Hebrew]; 2001: A Space Odyssey–50th Anniversary [in press; Hebrew].
Anthony Vincent Fernandez is an assistant professor of philosophy at Kent State University. His work is on the challenges of applying phenomenology to domains that it was not originally designed to study—especially psychopathology. He has recently published in journals such as Synthese and Journal of Consciousness Studies, and is co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Phenomenological Psychopathology (2019).
Gerrit Glas is professor of philosophy (Dooyeweerd chair) at the department of humanities at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL) and professor of Philosophy of Neuroscience at the VU medical Center (Amsterdam, NL). He is member of the board of the Abraham Kuyper Center for Science and Religion. He is also psychiatrist and director of residency training in Dimence Groep (Zwolle, NL). His work focuses on topics at the interface between philosophy, psychiatry, neuroscience, and ethics.
Simon Goyer is a doctoral student in philosophy at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) where he specializes in the fields of philosophy of psychiatry, philosophy of science and ethics.
Mona Gupta, MD, CM, FRCPC, PhD is a psychiatrist and researcher at the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal. She is also Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Montréal. Her broad area of academic interest is the intersection of ethics and epistemology in psychiatry.
Sarah R. Kamens, PhD, is an interdisciplinary researcher and psychologist whose work focuses on theories of diagnosis, phenomenological approaches to psychosis, and experiences of social marginalization. After graduate studies at the European Graduate School and Fordham University, she completed her predoctoral and postdoctoral training in clinical psychology at the Yale University School of Medicine. At present, she is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology at Wesleyan University, where she will be David Scott Williams Visiting Professor of Psychology in 2018–2019. She is a Member-at-Large on the Society for Humanistic [End Page 87] Psychology (American Psychological Association Division 32) Executive Board and a guest editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology Special Issues on Diagnostic Alternatives.
Annemarie Köhne is a PhD candidate in the field of clinical psychology and philosophy of science at the Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands. She obtained a master degree in social psychology, clinical psychology and philosophy of science and she is a registered GZ-(mental health) psychologist in the Netherlands affiliated to the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam. Her promotor is Prof. Dr. Jim van Os.
Camillia Kong is a Senior Research Fellow based at the ICPR in Birkbeck College with research expertise on medicolegal conceptualization of mental capacity, the ethics of psychiatry and psychiatric genomics, and the cultural hermeneutics and phenomenology of mental disorder. She has two published books on mental capacity, Mental Capacity in Relationship: Decision-Making, Dialogue, and Autonomy (Cambridge University Press, 2017) and Overcoming Challenges in the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Practical Guidance for Working with Complex Issues (co-written with Alex Ruck Keene, Jessica Kingsley, 2018).
Nancy Nyquist Potter is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Adjunct with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Louisville. Her research interests are philosophy and psychiatry, feminist philosophy, virtue ethics, and understanding forms of violence. Her current work is in meanings and interplays between voice, silence, and giving uptake, in particular in clinical settings and with respect to patients/service users. Her most recent books are The Virtue of Defiance and Psychiatric Engagement (2016); Mapping the Edges and the In-Between: A Critical Analysis of Borderline Personality Disorder (2009); and the edited volume Trauma, Truth, and Reconciliation...