Dominic Murphy

Dominic Murphy is Senior Lecturer in the Unit for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Sydney.

Books by this Author

By Dominic Murphy
In Psychiatry in the Scientific Image, Dominic Murphy looks at psychiatry from the viewpoint of analytic philosophy of science, considering three issues: how we should conceive of, classify, and explain mental illness. If someone is said to have a mental illness, what about it is mental? What makes it an illness? How might we explain and classify it? A system of psychiatric classification settles...