Prof Gabriel Segal

Gabriel Segal is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at King’s College London. He was born in 1959 in Hampstead, London, to Polish immigrant parents. His mother was the psychoanalyst, Hanna Segal. He studied Philosophy at London, Oxford and M. I. T., where he received his PhD in 1987, studying with Noam Chomsky. An academic by trade, he was lecturer, reader, professor and Head of Department at King’s College, London. He has also been a professor at the University of Madison, Wisconsin and at the University of Reading and he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University.

He has published extensively in cognitive science, philosophy of language and philosophy of psychology and currently specializes in the theory of addiction and recovery. He is author of “A Slim Book about Narrow Content” and “Twelve Steps to Psychological Good Health and Serenity – a Guide,” co-author, with Richard K. Larson, of “Knowledge of Meaning: Introduction to Semantic Theory” and co-editor, with Nick Heather, of “Addiction & Choice: Rethinking the Relationship.”

 

Past and Current Confer Events

 

A Guide to the 12 Step Fellowships for Psychotherapists
Saturday 17 June 2017

ESSAY PRIZE

Read our winning entry, “The Book and the Child” by Mary Pyle

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BOOK OF THE MONTH

 

Barker, M-J. (2018) Rewriting the Rules: An Anti-Self-Help Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships. London: Routledge

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