|Qualification||MHumBio (Auck); MSc (Auck); MBChB (Auck); FRACS (Neurosurgery); D.Phil (Oxon); FRSNZ|
|Research summary||Bioethics, neuroethics, philosophy of psychiatry, and post-structuralist philosophy|
Graduate and undergraduate teaching on Bioethics and medicine and teaching in Philosophy.
|Memberships||Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Ethics Committee; NZ Medical Association Ethics Commitee|
Bioethics: end of life care, complementary and alternative medicine, autonomy, the patient's journey.
Neuroethics: brain birth, brain death, PVS, and minimally conscious states, issues of free will identity and responsibility.
Philosophy of psychiatry: the nature of mental disorder, psychopathy, dissociative disorders.
Post-structuralist philosophy: the patient's voice, post-colonialism, human subjectivity.
Grant has authored "Subjectivity and being somebody: neuroethics and human identity", "Bioethics in the Clinic" (Johns Hopkins University Press) "The mind and its discontents" (Oxford Univ Press) "Reasonable Care" (Bristol Press), "Representation, Meaning and Thought" (Oxford University Press) and co-authored "The Discursive Mind" (Sage) and "Practical Medical Ethics (Oxford University Press). His research has focussed on issues in post-modern philosophy, the philosophy of mind and language, medical ethics, philosophy of medicine, philosophical psychology, and philosophy and psychiatry. He has published numerous articles in a variety of international journals such as Philosophy, British Medical Journal, Lancet, Philosophical Psychology, Inquiry, Mind, Journal of Medical Ethics, Journal of medicine and Philosophy, and Bioethics.