Rachel Cooper, PhD – Short Bio

Rachel Cooper is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Lancaster University, U.K. Her publications include Diagnosing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Karnac, 2014), Psychiatry and the Philosophy of Science (Acumen, 2007) and Classifying Madness (Springer, 2005).

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