Policy Special IssueLink opens in a new window now published in the Journal of Philosophy of Education on 'Philosophy, Mental Health and Education.'
Edited by Emma Williams (University of Warwick).
The policy special issue is a special kind of publication. It does not simply include standard academic articles but features more accessible and imaginative essays and short pieces, with the aim of engaging a broader audience in the ideas. The policy special issue:
- Brings together philosophers, psychiatrists, psychoanalysts and other therapeutic practitioners to explore approaches to of mental health in schools.
- Shows the philosophical questions raised by the mental health crisis and mental health education.
- Makes a case for the humanities and arts as forms of mental health education.
- Includes interviews with leading public figures in mental health including Adam PhillipsLink opens in a new window and Sanah AhsanLink opens in a new window.
Featuring 18 contributions, including:
- The dangers of mental health promotion in schoolsLink opens in a new window by Sami Timimi (Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) and Zoe Timimi
- Neoliberalism and mental health education Link opens in a new windowby Michelle Maiese (Philosophy, Emmanuel College, Boston)
- The politics of distressLink opens in a new window by Richard Smith (Education, University of Durham)
- 'I've got anxietyLink opens in a new window' by Richard Gipps (Philosophy, University of Oxford)
- In defence of an uncanny humanismLink opens in a new window by Josh Cohen (English, Goldsmiths University)