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University of Michigan professor speaks out on depression in academia

In Inside Higher Ed, Colleen Flaherty reports on the presence and stigmatization of depression in academia, and specifically on a professor who has become a voice attempting to shed light on a pervasive and increasing problem: the University of Michigan’s Peter Railton, Gregory S. Kavka Distinguished University Professor and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of philosophy:

“As academics, we live in its midst,” Railton said, according to a draft of the John Dewey Lecture he delivered last week at the annual meeting of the American […]

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