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Published: 31 March 2019

324 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198813491

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Thomas Szasz

An appraisal of his legacy

Edited by C.V. Haldipur, James L. Knoll IV, and Eric v.d. Luft

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Insanity Defence - the book examines the concept and his criticism both from an historical and philosophical perspective
  • Concept of Mental illness - questioning the concept of mental illness is central to much of Szasz's work. This book examines the concept in depth
  • Suicide - the matter of suicide has been debated not only by physicians but also by legislators the world over. The book contributes to the debate by examining the issue from various perspectives

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