Tim Thornton is Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health and Director of Philosophy in the International School for Communities, Rights and Inclusion at the University of Central Lancashire.

As well as contemporary philosophy of thought and language, his research concerns conceptual issues at the heart of mental health care. He has written research papers on clinical judgement, idiographic and narrative understanding, the interpretation of psychopathology and reductionism and social constructionism in psychiatry. In his spare time he is writing his half of a co-authored book on tacit knowledge.

He is author of Essential Philosophy of Psyc…

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