Category: delusions

Revisiting the Irrationality of Delusions: a reply to Vaughan Bell

Today I want to share some thoughts on last week’s interesting post on de-rationalising delusions. In the pre-print of their thought provoking paper, Vaughan Bell has argued, with Nichola Raihani and Sam Wilkinson, for the view that models of delusions need to include “alterations...

Double Bookkeeping and Doxasticism about Delusion

In this post, José Eduardo Porcher, Research Fellow at the Rutgers Center for the Philosophy of Religion working primarily in the philosophy of psychiatry and philosophical psychology, outlines his target paper “Double Bookkeeping and Doxasticism about Delusion” in the newest issue...

Phil Corlett’s response to Ryan McKay

In this post, Phil Corlett replies to Ryan McKay‘s summary of his paper “Measles, Magic and Misidentifications: A Defence of the Two-Factor Theory of Delusions“, itself a response to Phil’s earlier post on his paper “Factor one, familiarity and frontal cortex:...