Jakub Tercz

Dr. Jakub Tercz received his PhD in Philosophy from the Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw. He permanently cooperates with the Institute of Philosophy. He is a member of the steering team of the International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Open Seminars on Philosophy and Psychiatry Foundation, and Vice Chairman of the Coordination Council at the Association “Regional Team for Mental Health”. His areas of specialization include: Philosophy of Psychiatry, classical German Philosophy, Phenomenology, Poststructuralism, and Speculative Realism. In his doctoral dissertation Gilles Deleuze’s Philosophy of Difference Tercz set up poststructuralism in the context of Immanuel Kant’s transcendental philosophy. Currently he is focused on the broad Philosophy and Psychiatry intersection, mainly by using phenomenology, ethics, and critical theory. He conducts intensive work to strengthen cooperation of the humanities with the mental health care experts (psychiatrist, therapists, social workers together with psychiatry users) both locally in Poland and worldwide. He is an editor in Eidos. A Journal for Philosophy of Culture.

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