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Phenomenology and hermeneutics

Phenomenology and hermeneutics

Life of Breath PI Havi Carel has contributed a chapter on phenomenology and hermeneutics to the Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Medicine (ed. Miriam Solomon, Jeremy Simon and Harold Kincaid).

Epistemic injustice in psychiatry

Epistemic injustice in psychiatry

Life of Breath PI Havi Carel explores epistemic injustice in psychiatry with Paul Crichton and Ian James Kidd in a new paper for the BJ Psych Bulletin.

Restoring Breath: Questions, medical advancements and the importance of bystander participation

Restoring Breath: Questions, medical advancements and the importance of bystander participation

Tina Williams, PhD student on the Life of Breath project, writes a post prompted by the inaugural lecture of Prof. Jerry Nolan (audio recording now available), Honorary Professor of Resuscitation Medicine in the School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol: Loss. … Read more…

Our Battle for Breath: making lung health a priority

Our Battle for Breath: making lung health a priority

This is the fourth and final blog post in a series of responses to the British Lung Foundation‘s Battle for Breath report. Join us on Twitter to discuss the issues, Thursday 24 November 2016, 12:00GMT #breathreport. Ian Jarrold, the British Lung Foundation’s Head of Research, … Read more…

‘Lies, damned lies, and statistics’: mesothelioma in literature

‘Lies, damned lies, and statistics’: mesothelioma in literature

This is the third of a series of responses to the British Lung Foundation‘s Battle for Breath report. Join us on Twitter to discuss the issues, Thursday 24 November 2016, 12:00GMT #breathreport. Arthur Rose discusses why, as a literary scholar, he found some of … Read more…

Upcoming Events

Public Address System

Public Address System

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Breath Control

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On Breath Conference

On Breath Conference

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