Talk to focus on “Explaining Mental Illness”
Renowned Canadian philosopher, cognitive scientist and author Dr. Paul Thagard, PhD, will be giving the lunchtime keynote lecture as part of The Lucille & Norton Wolf Health Research Lecture Series at London Health Research Day (LHRD) 2017. His talk will focus on “Explaining Mental Illness.”
Dr. Thagard is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, where he founded the Cognitive Science Program. He has written many papers and books, including The Cognitive Science of Science (MIT Press, 2012) and How Scientists Explain Disease (Princeton University Press, 1999). His main research areas are philosophy of science and medicine, cognitive science, and philosophy of the mind.
LHRD is presented in partnership by Lawson Health Research Institute and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. This unique event — the largest research day of its kind in Ontario — showcases outstanding research by students, trainees and postdoctoral scholars from across the city of London.
Mark your calendars to attend LHRD on Tuesday, March 28, 2017!
Date and time: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 – see Event Schedule.
Location: London Convention Centre
Coming in January: Call for abstract submissions and judge registration.