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  • About the Authors

Linda A.W. Brakel is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry and an Adjunct Faculty Research Associate in Philosophy at the University of Michigan. She has practiced psychoanalysis for more than 40 years. Her published work is largely interdisciplinary, centering on psychoanalytic theory with respect to philosophy of action, and philosophy of mind. She is the author of Philosophy, Psychology and the A-Rational Mind (Oxford), Unconscious Knowing (Oxford), The Ontology of Psychology (Routledge), and Investigating the Trans Self and Moore’s Paradox (Palgrave-Macmillan).

Alexandre Chapy is a clinical psychologist who works as a temporary lecturer in the Master of Clinical Psychology: “Clinical phenomenology of physical and artistic sports expressions,” Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier III.

Marielle Fau is a Clinical Psychologist, and Associate Lecturer, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier III, Montpellier, France.

Iskra Fileva is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado Boulder. She specializes in moral psychology and issues at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, and psychiatry. She also does some work in aesthetics and epistemology. Her recently publications include “You Disgust Me. Or Do You?” (Australasian Journal of Philosophy), “The Gender Puzzles” (European Journal of Philosophy), and “Moral Testimony and Collective Moral Governance” (Australasian Journal of Philosophy).

Corinne GAL is a Doctor in Psychology and Clinical Psychopathology, and Senior Lecturer, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier III, Montpellier, France She is particularly interested in group psychodrama. Thanks to her experience in a psychiatric clinic, she highlights how phenomenological group psychodrama could be interesting for psychotic patients.

Muriel Guaveia is a clinical Psychologist.

Greta Kaluzeviciute-Moreton, PhD, is an academic (Vilnius University) at the intersection of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, epistemology and mental health, working in the United Kingdom and Lithuania. Her research focuses on case study methodology in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychotherapy more broadly, as well as public mental health interventions. Dr. Kaluzeviciute’s work on case study research and appraisal has been published in The International Journal of Psychoanalysis and Psychology: Research and Review.

Philippe Le Moigne is a sociologist and researcher at the French Institute of Health and Medical Research. His work first focused on the social factors of the prescription and consumption of psychotropic drugs in the general population. He then became interested in the history and epistemology of methods, particularly through the study of techniques developed by standardized assessment in psychiatry. He recently edited a collective work entitled Measuring Mental Disorders. Psychiatry, Science and Society.

Jonathan D. Moreno is a philosopher and historian who specializes in the intersection of bioethics, culture, science, and national security, and has published seminal works on the history, sociology and politics of biology and medicine. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.

John Nolte, clinical psychologist, has spent most of his career in public mental health agencies. He trained in psychodrama with its founder, J. L. Moreno, MD, and Moreno’s wife, Zerka, and is a recognized scholar in Moreno’s work. He has published three books on Moreno’s contributions.

James Phillips, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He specializes in psychiatry and is a member of Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

Jennifer Radden is now retired from teaching after a career in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. With a background in philosophy and psychology, she has been actively involved in the emergence of Philosophy of Psychiatry as a research field, publishing on mental health concepts, the history of medicine, and ethical and policy aspects of psychiatric theory and practice. Normative issues surrounding anorexia nervosa are her current focus.

Marga Reimer is a professor of philosophy at the University of Arizona, where she has been teaching since 1992. Although her primary area of interest is the philosophy of language, she also has interests in the philosophy of psychiatry, especially with issues at the intersection of these two areas. She has written on psychopathy, the Cluster B personality disorders, the Capgras delusion, and the relationship between treatment adherence and insight. She has also written on the “disorder language” used to characterize psychopathy, has proposed an analysis of delusions inspired by the work of philosopher Donald Davidson, and has written...