Zbigniew Kotowicz

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Zbigniew Kotowicz, born in London in 1950, spent his first fifteen working years as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, mostly with R.D. Laing’s Philadelphia Association. In 1993, he obtained a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Warwick with a thesis on Gaston Bachelard: Multiplicity, Movement Well-Being. He was Wellcome Research Fellow in the History of Medicine in the Department of History, Goldsmiths, University of London between 2002 and 2005 and remained in the College until 2009. He is currently Research Fellow at the Centre for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon (CFCUL) where he heads a research line Gaston Bachelard - Science and Poetics. Other publications include R.D. Laing and the Paths of Anti-Psychiatry (Routledge, 1997) and Psychosurgery - The Birth of a New Scientific Paradigm. Egas Moniz and the Present Day (CFCUL, 2012).

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