KWM (Bill) Fulford is a Fellow of St Catherine’s College and Member of the Philosophy Faculty, University of Oxford; Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health, University of Warwick Medical School; and Director of the Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice, St Catherine’s College, Oxford (valuesbasedpractice.org). His previous posts include Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, University of Oxford, and Special Adviser for Values-Based Practice in the Department of Health
Minibio: Bill has led on a number of key academic and administrative developments in the philosophy of psychiatry and has published widely in this field, including Moral Theory and Medical Practice, co-author of The Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry, and Lead editor of The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry. He is Lead Editor for the Oxford book series International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry and Founder Editor and Chair of the Advisory Board of the international journal Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology (PPP). His Essential Values-based Practice (2012), co-authored with Ed Peile, is the launch volume for a new series from Cambridge University Press on values-based medicine.
The recently endowed Oxford tutorial post in philosophy of mind with special relevance to psychiatry and cognitive neuroscience has been named the Fulford Clarendon Lecturer and Fellowship in recognition of his contributions to the field. of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia, Spain. Since 2013 he rules a Centre for Studies in Phenomenology and Psychiatry at the Diego Portales University in Santiago de Chile.