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Past events in Philosophy

Research Seminar: Dr Richard Christian (Manchester)

06 - 11 December 2017

Title: TBC Abstract: TBC

Research Seminar: Prof Sophie Grace-Chappell (Open University)

15:15 - 17:00 15 November 2017

Title: No More Heroes Any More Abstract: In this paper I discuss the connected notions of heroism a...

Logic at Work: Guest Lecture by James Paterson - Philosophy and Mathematics Alumnus

16:00 - 17:00 02 October 2017

Is the use of logic in the workplace a blessing or a curse? Our guest speaker, James Paterson, will...

Research Seminar: Prof Francois Recanati (Institute Jean Nicod)

14:15 - 16:00 18 October 2017

Title: Fictional, Metafictional, Parafictional Abstract: Fictional uses are the uses of fictional p...

Founding Mothers: Women in the History of Early Analytic Philosophy

11:00 - 16:30 06 September 2017

Analytic philosophy, like philosophy generally, is male-dominated. It is presumed that it has always...

Research Seminar: Dr Frederique Janssen- Lauret (Manchester)

14:15 - 16:00 27 September 2017

Title: Russell, Quine, Lewis: Analytic Philosophy, Ontology and Systematicity Abstract: In 1901, Ru...

Nihilism

28 September - 11 December 2017

A one-day workshop. - Jennifer Corns (Glasgow) 'Beyond pain' - Laura Gow (Warwick) 'Colour experien...

Philosophy Research Seminar - welcome for incoming MA/PhD students

13:00 - 15:00 11 May 2017

This seminar, which will include talks from a member of staff and a current PhD student, will form p...

Faithful Attitudes: The Role of Faith in Our Lives

15 - 16 May 2017

Overview: This call for attendance is for a forthcoming research workshop to be held at the Universi...

The 2017 Dorothy Emmet Lecture

17:00 - 19:00 15 May 2017

The Philosophy Department is proud to present the 2017 Dorothy Emmet Lecture: Sherri Irvin, “Resis...