Louis Charland

Louis CharlandProfessor Louis Charland is an International Partner Investigator at Western University in Ontario, Canada.  He is a Professor in the Department of Philosophy, a joint appointment with the Faculty of Health Sciences and a cross appointment in the Department of Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.  Professor Charland was previously a member of the Biomedical Ethics Unit and the Clinical Trials Research Group in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University, Montreal.

Contact

charland@uwo.ca
Western University profile

Relevant Publications

Charland, L.C. and R.S. White. ‘Anatomy of a Passion: Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale as Case Study’. In Ordering Emotions in Europe, 1100-1800, edited by S. Broomhall, pp. 197-224. Leiden: Brill, 2015.

Charland, L.C. ‘Contagion, Identity, Misinformation: Challenges for Psychiatric Ethics in the Age of the Internet’. In The Oxford Handbook of Psychiatric Ethics, Volume 2, edited by J. Z. Sadler, W. Fulford, and C. Werendly van Staden, pp. 711-21. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Charland, L.C. ‘Passion and Decision-Making in Anorexia Nervosa. Commentary on “An Ethical Evaluation of Stereotactic Neurosurgery for Anorexia Nervosa”, by Sabine Müllera, Rita Riedmüllera, Henrik Waltera & Markus Christen’. American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 6.4 (2015): 66-68.

Charland, L.C. ‘Passion and Decision-Making in Anorexia Nervosa. Commentary on “An Ethical Evaluation of Stereotactic Neurosurgery for Anorexia Nervosa”, by Sabine Müllera, Rita Riedmüllera, Henrik Waltera & Markus Christen’. American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 6.4 (2015): 66-68.

Charland, L.C. ‘Jean-Etienne Esquirol (1772-1840)’. In The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology, edited by R. Cautin and S. Lilienfeld. New York: Wiley - Blackwell, 2015.

Charland, L.C. ‘Philippe Pinel (1745-1826)’. In The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology, edited by R. Cautin and S. Lilienfeld. New York: Wiley - Blackwell, 2015.

Charland, L.C. ‘Moral Treatment’. In The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology, edited by R. Cautin and S. Lilienfeld. New York: Wiley - Blackwell, 2015.

Charland, L.C. 'The Distinction between “Passion” and “Emotion” – Vincenzo Chiarugi, a Case Study'. History of Psychiatry. December 25.4 (2014): 477-484.

Charland, L.C. 'John Locke on Madness: Redressing the Intellectualist Bias'. History of Psychiatry 25.2 (2014):137-153.

Charland, L.C. (2013). Why Psychiatry Should Fear Medicalization. In The Oxford Handbook for Philosophy and Psychiatry, edited by W. Fulford, M. Davies, R. Gipps, G. Graham, J. Sadler, G. Stranghelinni and T. Thorton, pp. 159-176. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Blog posts

14 August 2015: ‘Why Science needs “Passion”, by L.C. Charland. Histories of Emotion Blog.

2 February 2016: ‘Emotions without Emotion: A Challenge for the Neurophilosophy and Neuroscience of Emotion’, by L.C. Charland. The Neuroethics Blog