Dimensions of Moral Agency

Dimensions of Moral Agency

Sarah Vincent authored the chapter entitled, “The Myth of the Mental (Illness).”


Thomas Szasz has wrestled with the following question: Does mental illness even exist? Here, I sketch two provocative papers by Szasz and detail his reasons for criticizing the concept ‘mental illness.’ I will proceed to highlight where I think Szasz’s writing is philosophically dubious, despite its role in forcing us to think critically about ‘mental illness.’

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