Omar García Zabaleta

Research InterestsEducationExperiencePublications

Personal info

Position Predoctoral Research Student, funded by UPV/EHU
Email omar.garcia.zabaleta@gmail.com
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Phone +34 943015494
Address Department of Philosophy of Values and Social Anthropology, Facultad de Filosofía y Ciencias de la Educación, EHU/UPV, Avenida de Tolosa 70, 20018 Donostia – San Sebastián

Summary


Research interests


  • Philosophy of Psychiatry
  • Bioethics
  • Nietzschean Philosophy

Education


  • 2017: Doctor in Philosophy, Science and Values (UNAM – UPV/EHU)
  • 2011: Master in Philosophy, Science and Values (UNAM – UPV/EHU)
  • 2010: B.A. in Humanities: Communication (University of Deusto)

Experience


Publications

Journal Articles

García Zabaleta, Omar (2019). La construcción del DSM: Genealogía de un producto
sociopolítico. Theoria: Revista de la Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia. (Forthcoming).

García Zabaleta, Omar (2018). “Los problemas y limitaciones del DSM-5”. Dilemata Revista Internacional de Éticas Aplicadas, 27: 367-391.

García Zabaleta, Omar (2012). “Una invitación a la reflexión”. Dilemata Revista Internacional de Éticas Aplicadas, 8: 53-56.

García Zabaleta, Omar y Casado, da Rocha Antonio (2012). “La ética médica ante los límites de la autonomía del paciente: El debate sobre las ‘Confesiones de un médico’“. Revista Internacional de Humanidades Médicas, 1, 2: 29-42.

García Zabaleta, Omar (2012). “Comentarios sobre libros: ‘Confesiones de un médico: un ensayo filosófico’”. Revista Notas Paliativas, 13, 1: 22-23.

 Book Chapters

García Zabaleta, Omar (2014). “Los límites de la autonomía en diálogo con A. Tauber”. Autonomía con otros: Ensayos de bioética. Ed.: Casado da Rocha, Antonio. Madrid: Plaza y Valdés.

Conferences

“El DSM-5 y sus problemas: la vulnerabilidad del paciente psiquiátrico”, I Taller de Derecho, Ética, Salud y Medio Ambiente: Vulnerabilidades, Globernance, San Sebastián, 5 de mayo de 2017.

“El concepto de autonomía y el DSM-5”, III Jornadas Doctoriales del Grupo 9 de Universidades (G-9), organizadas por la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Almagro (Ciudad Real), 5-7 de noviembre de 2014.

“The concept of autonomy and the DSM-5”, 2nd International Workshop “Bioethics”, University of Salamanca, 8-9 September 2014.

“La concepción nietzscheana de la naturaleza humana: su utilidad para la bioética actual”, X. International Ontology Congress, San Sebastián, 1-4 de Octubre de 2011.

Recent Posts

IAS-Research talk by Maria Jimena Clavel (University of St. Andrews): “Embodying imagination “

Date and time: July 2, Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Carlos Santamaría Building, Room B14.

Speaker: Maria Jimena Clavel (University of St. Andrews)

Title: Embodying imagination

Abstract:

This piece is part of a larger project that aims at showing that imagination is constrained as a consequence of its embodied character and that explores the consequences of that thesis in our engagement with art and in our social interactions. Traditionally, we think of imagination as a paradigmatic case of offline cognition, i.e. cognitive endeavors that do not directly involve real-time adaptive interactions with our surroundings. In this piece we challenge this more traditional understanding of imagination and argue that exercises of imagination are embodied. We examine two embodied approaches to imagination that can be found in the literature: a radical enactive approach (see Hutto 2006, Medina 2013) and a predictive approach to imagination (see Kirchhoff 2017); and what it means for imagination to be embodied from the perspective of these two approaches. From the perspective of the first approach, our imaginative engagements are a re-enactment of our interactions with the environment and are better understood by referring to agent-world dynamics. From the perspective of the second approach, imagination is supported by the same predictive mechanism that supports perception. Here we explore the possibility of a middle ground between these two positions in what concerns imagination, and the notion of embodiment that stems from it. Importantly, one consequence of this approach is that imagination is constrained by its embodied character.

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