Fall Symposium

2014 Fall Symposium: Saturday, December 6, Castle View Room (second floor of Student Union Building), Felician College’s Rutherford, NJ campus, 1-5 pm

“Psychiatric Medication: Promise or Peril? An Interdisciplinary Discussion.”

Participants to include Peter Economou (Counseling Psychology, Felician College, and founder, The Counseling Center Hoboken and Springfield, NJ); Cheryl Kennedy (Psychiatry, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ); Christian Perring (Philosophy, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY); and Robert Whitaker (author of Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America).

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. RSVP appreciated. Please contact Irfan Khawaja at <khawajai at felician.edu> if you plan to attend.
Sponsored by the Felician Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs, the Felician College Graduate Program in Counseling Psychology, and the Felician College Department of Psychology

[Note: the location for this event was changed on October 22, 2014. It had previously been scheduled for a location on the Lodi campus.]

Past Felician Institute Fall Symposia

2013: took place Saturday, November 16 at our Lodi campus with Christine Vitrano of Brooklyn College on her book, The Nature and Value of Happiness (Westview, 2013), with commentators John Kleinig (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY), and Christopher Rice (Fordham), and a response by Professor Vitrano. Publication of the symposium is forthcoming in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, vol. 37, no. 1 (February 2015)

2012: took place Saturday, October 27 at our Lodi campus, with Robert Talisse  of Vanderbilt University on his book, Democracy and Moral Conflict (Cambridge, 2009), with commentators Chris Herrera (Philosophy, Montclair State University), Steven Ross (Philosophy, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center), and Joseph Biehl (Felician College), and a response by Robert Talisse.

Steven Ross’s paper has now been published as “Review of “Democracy and Moral Conflict”, Essays in Philosophy: Vol. 14: Iss. 1, Article 9. Chris Herrera and Joseph Biehl’s papers have now been published, with a precis of the book and response by Robert Talisse, in Reason Papers: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Normative Studies, vol. 36, no. 2 (July 2014) [scroll down].

Last modified: October 22, 2014