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Tan, KS., 2019.

Effecting Change in Perspective Is a Challenging (and Hence Critical) Endeavour

Output Type:Internet publication
Publisher:BMJ Publishing Group

This article is a review of On Madness and the Demand for Recognition: A philosophical inquiry into identity and mental health activism by Dr Mohammed Abouelleil Rashed (Oxford University Press, 2019), a psychiatrist-turned-philosopher. It is also a provocation, and how 'soft and pure' disciplines must take the lead to enrich our repertoire in how we think about ourselves and others today. The article appeared on the BMJ Medical Humanities blog. The republished version on has been assessed nearly 600 times within a few months.