School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

Phenomenology and the Vulnerable Body: the Experience of Illness

Workshop held on 6-7 May 2010 at the University of Hull



AHRC (as part of The Concepts of Health Illness and Disease, Research Network)

Faculty of Health University of Hull

Hull York Medical School (HYMS)

Royal institute of Philosophy

Department of Humanities, University of Hull




(View the abstracts)

Fredrik Svenaeus   Illness as unhomelike being-in-the world:  Heidegger and the phenomenology of medicine

Matthew Ratcliffe    Phenomenology of Depression

Jack Wilson   Sartre: illness and the experience of the body

Carol Eastwood    Towards a Phenomenology of Endometriosis

Minae Inahara   The Sound of Pain: Embodied Subjectivity and Onomatopoeic Expressions in Japanese

Lisa Folkmarson Käll    Pain Embodied in Expressive Space

Deborah Padfield     Bodies in Pain  (including slides of her work)

Havi Carel   The Phenomenology of Illness

Patricia McGettigan   Falling: from the perspective of patients

Julie Jomeen   Women's lived experience of their pregnant bodies

Michael Gillan Peckitt    Limping After Leder and House

Annabel Howe   “I’ve been playing in the house of ages”: Dementia, Advance Decisions and Embodied Experience

Lesley Jones & Robin Bunton   Wounded or Warriors , deafness, technology and the body

Katherine J. Morris   Living the ambiguity of diagnosis: a case study

Diane Pitt   The Role of Phenomenology in Clinical Diagnostics: the Experience of Women with Heart Disease  

Anthony Wilde   Levinas and the Vulnerable Body

Stephen Burwood   Torture



Kathleen Lennon

Minae Inahara

Stella Gonzalez-Arnal

Gill Jagger

Diane Pitt 


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