Patrick Delaere (1953) obtained a MA-Degree in Philosophy at Utrecht University. Since 2000 he is lecturer at Erasmus School of Philosophy. Delaere is member of the Netherlands Research School for Practical Philosophy.
In December 2010 Delaere obtained his PhD with a dissertation entitled: 'Practical Identity. An Essay on Personhood, Autonomy, and Pathology'. His main interests are in personal identity and practical reason, moral psychology, and ethics in psychiatry.
"It is not until we have eaten the apple with which the serpent philosopher tempts us, that we begin to stumble on the familiar and to feel that haunting sense of alienation which is treasured by each new generation as its…