23 to 25 March 2012: Conference "Gradualist Approaches to Health and Disease"

From Friday, 23 March to Sunday, 25 March 2012, we will be hosting the conference "Gradualist Approaches to Health and Disease" at Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany.

The conference aims at exploring different aspects of the fuzziness of our concepts of health and disease as well as the legal implications. It brings together experts from law, philosophy and medicine. Our Speakers include:

Philip van der Eijk (Berlin, Classics/History of Science)
Allen Frances (Duke University, Psychiatry)
Rico Hauswald (Berlin, Philosophy)
Martin Hoffmann (Hamburg, Philosophy)
Peter Hucklenbroich (Münster, Philosophy of Medicine)
Rudolf Jakubowski (Bochum, Law)
Geert Keil (Berlin, Philosophy)
Hans-Ludwig Kröber (Berlin, Forensic Psychiatry)
Lara Kutschenko (Mainz/Paris, Philosophy of Medicine)
Orly Lewis (Berlin, Classics/History of Science)
Wolfgang Mazal (Vienna, Health Care/Social Assistance Law)
Ralf Poscher (Freiburg, Philosophy of Law)
Barry Smith (Buffalo, Philosophy/Medical Ontology)
Ralf Stoecker (Potsdam, Philosophy/Medical Ethics)
Chiara Thumiger (Berlin, Classics/History of Science)
Henrik Walter (Berlin, Philosophy/Psychiatry)
Peter Zachar (Auburn, Psychology)

Conference venue:
Fri.: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Main Building, Lichthof Ost
Unter den Linden 6
Fri., Public Lecture, Panel Discussion: Mind and Brain School, Luisenstr. 56, Festsaal
Sat.: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Main Building, Room 3031 (Helmholtzsaal),
Unter den Linden 6
Sun.: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, TOPOI Haus Mitte, Hannoversche Str. 6

Participation is free but limited due to room restrictions. If you want to participate, please contact Rico Hauswald (rico.hauswald@hu-berlin.de) by 10 March.

Click here for the conference flyer.