phenomenology

Turning Emotion Inside Out: Affective Life Beyond the Subject (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy) 

This book comes from Edward S. Casey and presents a different view of emotions. As such it has relevance to our understanding of the emotional and psychological distress that is usually labelled ‘mental’ ill-health. The publishers say: “In Turning Emotion Inside Out,…
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Medicine’s perception of reality – a split picture: critical reflections on apparent anomalies within the biomedical theory of science

This article has been published in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. Although it concerns medical philosophy and practice in general, much of its content is relevant to mental healthcare – especially given the biomedical model upon which the current…
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The Phenomenology of Depression: What It’s Like When the ‘Dark Fog’ Descends

Sam Woolfe (freelance writer and blogger) has written : “Phenomenology is a philosophical movement, founded by Edmund Husserl (1859 ­– 1938), which concerns itself with direct experiences. Phenomenologists study the nature of consciousness as it is experienced subjectively in the first person….
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