Raymond Courtney TALLIS

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1946-10-10
Education Liverpool Coll, Keble Coll Oxford (open scholar, BA, BM BCh), St Thomas' Hosp Med Sch
Publications Publications fiction: Absence (novel, 1999); various short stories; poetry: Between the zones (1985), Glints of Darkness (1989), Fathers and Sons (1993); non-fiction: Not Saussure (1988, 2 edn 1995), In Defence of Realism (1988, 2 edn 1998), The Clinical Neurology of Old Age (1988), The Explicit Animal (1991, 2 edn 1999), Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (jt ed, 4 edn 1992, 5 edn 1998, 6 edn 2003), Newton's Sleep (1995), Epilepsy in Elderly People (1996), Enemies of Hope (1997, 2 edn 1999), Theorrhoea and After (1998), Increasing Longevity: medical, social and political implications (1998), On the Edge of Certainty: philosophical explorations (1999), The Raymond Tallis Reader (ed by Michael Grant, 2000), A conversation with Martin Heidegger (2002), The Hand: A Philosophical Inquiry into Human Being 2003, I Am: A Philosophical Inquiry into First Person Being (2004), Hippocratic Oaths: Medicine and its Discontents (2004), Why the Mind is Not a Computer: A Pocket Lexicon of Neuromythology (2004), The Knowing Animal: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Knowledge and Truth (2005), The Enduring Significance of Parmenides: Unthinkable Thought (2007), The Kingdom of Infinite Space - A Fantastical Journey Around Your Head (2008), Hunger (2008), Michaelangelo's Finger (2010), Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity (2011), In Defence of Wonder and other Philosophical Reflections (2012), Reflections of a Metaphysical Flaneur and other essays (2013), NHS SOS How the NHS Was Betrayed - and How We Can Save It (jt ed, 2013), Epimethean Imaginings: Philosophical and Other Meditations on Everyday Light (2014), Summers of Discontent: The Purpose of the Arts Today (with Julian Spalding, 2014); regular columnist Philosophy Now; author of: over 200 scientific papers and articles mainly in the field of epilepsy, stroke and the neurological rehabilitation of older people, 200 articles in philosophy and literary and cultural criticism
Recreations family, Stella Artois, music, thinking
Clubs 1942, Athenaeum
Style Prof Raymond Tallis
Career clinical res fell Wessex Neurological Centre 1977-80, sr lectr in geriatric med Univ of Liverpool 1982-87, prof of geriatric med Univ of Manchester 1987-2006, conslt physician Salford Royal Hosps Tst 1987-2006; numerous visiting professorships; chair Healthcare Professionals for Assisted Dying; memb various med socs; numerous radio talks on topics incl: the meaning of words, the function of art, the political culture of Liverpool; Henry Cohen Gold Medal for Research into Ageing 2007, Health Watch Award for Supporting Evidence-Based Medicine 2007; Hon DLitt Univ of Hull 1997, Hon LittD Univ of Manchester 2002; FRCP 1989, FMedSci 2000
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