PhD Candidate in Philosophy, University of York

Working on phenomenology, existentialism, philosophy of mind, in relation to experiences of depression.

The phenomenological experience of non-participant spectatorship in depression

Depressed individuals have been described as being disconnected from other people, imprisoned, alienated from the world, and feeling that the world is artificial, fake, and unreal. These descriptions, I argue, suggest that depressed individuals experience the world as spectators, a theme which, however, has been under-theorized. In particular, I explore how interpersonal relations are altered in depression and h…

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