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Kate Mehuron

Professor and Graduate Coordinator

 702-H Pray Harrold

734.487.4348

kmehuron@emich.edu

Degrees

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Vanderbilt University (1989) 
M.A. in Philosophy, University of Memphis (1983) 
M.A. in Religious Studies, University of Denver (1979)

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Interests and Expertise

Her teaching interests include ancient philosophy, phenomenology, nineteenth and twentieth century European philosophy, feminist philosophy and social ethics. Professor Mehuron is a recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award in Teaching and the Michigan Governing Board Distinguished Faculty Award. 

Professor Mehuron is the author of numerous published articles in feminist and social ethics anthologies. Her current research interests focus on philosophical practice and philosophical critiques of medical mental health paradigms.

Selected Publications

Recently-Published Articles 

“Memory Reconsolidation: Hope for a Terminal Analysis?” Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics, February, 2019

“Dementia: Displacing the Philosophical and Neurocognitive Deficit Model,” Philosophical Practice (2018) 13:2


Recently-Published Book Reviews

Review of Daniel Sousa, Existential Psychotherapy: A Genetic-Phenomenological Approach. In Metapsychology Online Reviews (2018) 22:20

Review of Omnia El Shakry, The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt. In Metapsychology Online Reviews (2018) 22:7


Recent Professional Presentations

“Memory Re-Consolidation: Hope for a Terminal Analysis?” Center for Cognition and Neuroethics Mind and Brain Conference, University of Michigan Flint, September 2018

“Neurophenomenology: what it can explain about traumatic memory,” International Conference: Phenomenology of Medicine and Bioethics, Ersta Conference Centre, Stockholm, June 2018

“Neurophenomenology: what it can explain about traumatic memory,” Medical Humanities Conference, Western Michigan University, September 15, 2016

“The Ethics of Memory Manipulation,” Ethics and the Brain Conference, Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, The University of Michigan-Flint, May 2016


Dissertation
A Study of Post-Idealism in Contemporary European Philosophy.

To read my publications, see my Academia.edu Page.