Conference: 6th Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable: Understanding Disease and Illness

August 10th and 11th, 2015, University of Bristol

Keynote speakers: Rachel Cooper (Lancaster) and Trish Greenhalgh (Oxford).

This two-day conference continues a series of philosophy of medicine meetings at University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2005 and 2008, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in 2009, the University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, 2011 and Columbia University, New York, in 2013.

Call for abstracts: We welcome papers in any area of philosophy of medicine, such as epistemology of medicine and ontological issues in medicine (but not medical ethics), from a variety of philosophical approaches. To submit an abstract, please email a 500-word abstract to both local organisers, Alexander Bird (alexander.bird@bristol.ac.uk) and Havi Carel (havi.carel@bristol.ac.ukby February 1st 2015.

We will endeavour to enable access to all. Please let the conference administrator, Ms Jess Farr-Cox (epjpd@bristol.ac.uk) know if you have any access requirements.

Scientific committee: Rachel Ankeny, Alexander Bird, Alex Broadbent, Havi Carel, Fred Gifford, Harold Kincaid, Miriam Solomon, Julian Reiss, Jeremy Simon, David Teira.

This roundtable is supported by the Wellcome Trust, as part of the Life of Breath project.

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