Beyond Diagnosis and Symptoms


Anthony Quinton in 1985 in a lecture to the British Academy said that madness is a topic that should be of interest to philosophers but they have surprisingly little to say about it. Twenty years later it turned out that philosophers have surprisingly much to say about it. Philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, as well as philosophy of culture have all made not just madness but also psychiatry the subject of their analysis.

How to cite:

Rosińska, Zofia. “Beyond Diagnosis and Symptoms.” Eidos. A Journal for Philosophy of Culture 2, no. 2(4) (2018): 1-4. https://doi.org/10.26319/4711.


Zofia Rosińska (Professor Emerita)
Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw
Krakowskie Przedmieście 3, 00-927 Warsaw, Poland

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