“In Defense of Psychiatric Diagnoses”, under contract with Palgrave-MacMillan, intended submission date May 2024

Journal Articles

“Establishing the accuracy of self-diagnosis in psychiatry”, forthcoming at Philosophical Psychology Open Access Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

“The importance of involving experts-by-experience with different psychiatric diagnoses when revising diagnostic criteria”, 2023, Synthese, Open Access Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

“Self-diagnosis in psychiatry and the distribution of social resources”, 2023, Royal Institute of Philosophy Volume on Public Mental Health, Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

“The Value of Categorical, Polythetic Psychiatric Diagnoses”, 2022, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

“How Autism shows that Symptoms, like Psychiatric Diagnoses, are ‘Constructed’: Methodological and Epistemic Consequences”, Synthese, 2021, Open Access Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

“Scientific Perspectivism and Psychiatric Diagnoses: Respecting History and Constraining Relativism”, European Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2021, Open Access Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

Symptom modelling can be influenced by psychiatric categories: Choices for RDoC, Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, 2017, 38/4, 279-294 Journal Link

“A reappraisal of Kendell and Jablensky’s account of validity”, (in the annual philosophy issue of) Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2016, 22/4, 522-529 Journal Link

Chapters in books

“Philosophical issues raised by autism: sociality, explanations, heterogeneity and neurodiversity”, forthcoming in Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine

“Scientific Realism, Antirealism and Psychiatric Diagnoses” in the Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Psychiatry, 2019, Link to Book

Essay Reviews

Putting the Present in the History of Autism, Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 2017, 61, 54-58 Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

Letters to the Editor

“Did Kanner actually describe the first account of autism? The mystery of 1938″, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2015, 45/7, 2274-2276 Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF

“The Importance of Getting Kanner’s Account Right in Debates over First Descriptions of Autism” (Letter to the Editor), Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder, 2020, 50, 4329-4330 Journal Link, PRE-PRINT PDF


“Scientific Expertise, service users and democratising psychiatric research”, forthcoming, Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology

“The Intuitions of Diagnosed Individuals”, 2021, Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry Bulletin, Open Access Journal Link

“Additional Challenges to Fair Representation in Autistic Advocacy” (Commentary), American Journal of Bioethics, 2020, 20/4, 44-45 Journal Link

Essay Prizes

Joint winner of the 2016 Jaspers Award from the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry Link

Book Reviews

“Intelligent Love: The Story of Clara Park, Her Autistic Daughter, and the Myth of the Refrigerator Mother”, 2021, Medical History, Open Access Journal Link

Book Review of “Alternative Perspectives On Psychiatric Validation: DSM, ICD, RDoC, and Beyond”, issue of History of Psychiatry, 2015, 26/4, 499-501 Journal Link

Under Review

“A History of Childhood Schizophrenia and the Consequences for Autism”, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

“Autism, the double empathy problem and feeling the emotions of another”, More Philosophy of Autism