San Raffaele Spring School of Philosophy 2019 – SRSSP

San Raffaele Spring School of Philosophy 2019 – SRSSP

San Raffaele Spring School of Philosophy 2019 (SRSSP 2019)

Milan, June 4th-6th, 2019

Psychopathology and Phenomenology: Perspectives

Room Newton, DIBIT 1

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Via Olgettina, 58, 20132 Milan – Italia



June 4th, 2019

14:00 Opening address – Anna Flavia d’Amelio Einaudi (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Andrea Fossati (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Massimo Reichlin (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

Special Session

Chair: Roberta De Monticelli (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

14:20 – 16:00 Kenneth W.M. Fulford (University of Oxford, Founder Editor of the book series International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry) and Giovanni Stanghellini (G. D’Annunzio University of Chieti, Chief Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Phenomenological Psychopathology) – The State of the Art: Philosophy and Psychiatry. The Oxford Handbooks

Section: Philosophical frameworks for psychopathology

Chair: Francesca Forlè (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

16:00 – 16:40 Anna Drożdżowicz (University of Oslo) – The Difficult Case of Complicated Grief and the Role of Phenomenology in Psychiatry

16:40 – 17:10 Coffee break

Chair: Elisabetta Lalumera (University of Milano-Bicocca)

17:10 – 17:50 Jasper Feyaerts (Ghent University) – Thought Insertion and Agency: some Considerations from Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Action

17:50 – 18:50 Thomas Fuchs (Heidelberg University) – Delusion, Reality and Intersubjectivity. An Enactive Account of Delusions

20:30 Social dinner


June 5th, 2019

Section: Philosophical frameworks for psychopathology

Chair: Luca Casartelli (Scientific Institute IRCCS E.Medea)

9:00 – 9:40 Luka Janeš (University Centre for Integrative Bioethics, University of Zagreb) – Improvement of Psychiatry with Hermeneutics and Phenomenology as a Prerequisite for Treating Psychotic Disorders

9:40 – 10:20 Daria Baglieri (Scuola Superiore di Catania, University of Catania) – Wardens and Prisoners in Their Memories: The Need for Autobiographical Oblivion in Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM)

10:20 – 11:00 Don Borrett (University of Toronto) – Naturalizing Phenomenological Psychopathology

11:00 – 11.20 Coffee break

Section: Science in Progress. New Conceptual Frames for Empirical Psychopathology and for Psychiatry

Chair: Roberta Sala (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

11:20 – 12:20 Francesco Benedetti (San Raffaele University) – Systems for Social Processes: Understanding Others

12:20 – 13:00 Francesca Brencio (University of Sevilla), Prisca Bauer (Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, University Claude Bernard Lyon) – Words matter. A hermeneutical-phenomenological account to mental health

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

Chair: Roberta De Monticelli (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

14:00 – 15:00 Giovanni Stanghellini (University of Chieti) – Pheno-phenotypes. For a Phenomenological Nosology

15:00 – 15:40 Bernice Brijan (Tilburg University) – The Existential Dimension of Loss. Further Developing Views on personal recovery in mental health care

15:40 – 16:10 Coffee break

Chair: Sarah Songhorian (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

16:10 – 16:50 Marko Jurjako (University of Rijeka), Luca Malatesti (University of Rijeka), Inti A. Brazil (Donders institute, Radboud University) – Reductionism and the Biocognitive Approach to Psychiatric Classification

16:50 – 17:30 Rasmus Rosenberg Larsen (University of Toronto Mississauga), Janna Hastings (Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge) – Mapping the Patient’s Experience: An Applied Ontological Framework for Patient Phenomenology in Mental Health Research and Practice

Section: Society, Politics and the Bodies of Mental Disease

17:30 – 18:10 Domonkos Sik (Eötvös Loránd University) Networks of Anxiety – From the Distortions of Late Modern Societies to the Social Components of Anxiety


June 6th, 2019

Section: Society, Politics and the Bodies of Mental Disease

Chair: Marta Boniardi (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

9:00 – 9:40 Lillian Wilde (University of York) – Trauma Across Cultures: Cultural Dimensions of the Phenomenology of Post-Traumatic Experiences

9:40 – 10:40 Laurence J. Kirmayer (McGill University, Montreal) – Cultural Phenomenology and Psychopathology: Implications for Psychiatric Theory, Research and Practice

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee break

Chair: Francesca De Vecchi (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University)

11:10 – 11:50 Ana Gomez-Carillo (McGill University, Montreal) – The Bio-loops of Certainty: An Eco-social Account of the Natural Taken-for-grantedness and its Pathologies

11:50 – 12:30 Renata Bazzo Repa (University of Sao Paulo), Christian Ingo Lenz Dunke (University of Sao Paulo) – The Mania and its Stimmung: on the phenomenological differences of the perception of mania and their transformations

12:30 – 13:30 Cristina Colombo (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University) – Depression, Biology and Gender


Attendance is free. Everyone is welcome.



Marta Boniardi (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Roberta De Monticelli (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Francesca De Vecchi (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Francesca Forlè (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Elisabetta Lalumera (University of Milano-Bicocca), Ernestina Politi (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Massimo Reichlin (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Elisabetta Sacchi (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Roberta Sala (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Sarah Songhorian (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), Giovanni Stanghellini (University of Chieti).



Centre for Ethics and Politics (CeSEP), G. D’Annunzio University Psychopathology Lab, Interfaculty Centre for Gender Studies (Gender), Laboratory for Research in Phenomenology and Sciences of the Person (Persona), Scuola di Psicoterapia Fenomenologico-Dinamica di Firenze, University of Milano-Bicocca, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University PhD Program in Philosophy.

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