Unfortunately I could not make this recent conference. This debate was one that I had wished to attend. I have debated with Professor Alistair Burns before: however it was the subject of this particular debate, given the philosophy behind Hole Ousia, that captured my interest:
I have just come across this most thoughtful reflection, following the debate by Professor Susan Benbow, Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists:
And here is a reply to Professor Susan Benbow by Dr Dave Jolley:
I may have missed this conference debate but this communication between two colleagues heartens me enormously.