Previous events

2014

16th December - The Challenge of Platonism

1st December - The Best Available Parent

26th November - Global Justice and the Global South

25th November - Global Justice and the Global South

22nd November - The tickle stick: the importance of happiness and how to get it

17th November - Epistemic Expansions

20th October - How Not To Talk About Anger

9th October - 7th Philosophy of Religion One-Day Workshop

29th September - Aesthetics and Value

6th-7th August - In the unjust meantime

11th-13th July - Joint Session 2014

4th July - Emergencies and affected peoples: philosophy, policy and practice

16th-17th June - New Directions in Public Reason

13th June - Philosophy of Religion one-day workshop

6th June - Royal Institute of Philosophy Workshop: time and well-being

3rd June - Philosophical progress and reasonable optimism

30th May - The ethics of humanitarian intervention

27th May - Wise choices

24th May - Perfect me! at the Hay Festival

22nd May-1st June - Hay Festival

19th May - The comparative badness for animals of death and suffering

16th May - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Metaethics

12th May - Aesthetic adjectives

8th-9th May - Costs and Benefits of Imperfect Cognitions Workshop

6th May - What abilities are not

27th March - Why things look different in the shade

24th March - Advaita Vedanta and British Idealism

21st March - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Capacities

21st March - 366 Days of Kindness – A Talk

18th March - Save the Children Fund Film

17th March - Mental Illness: Philosophy, Ethics and Society

17th March - Predictive Coding

17th-21st March - What is it to be human? (event cancelled)

13th March - Heaven and Hell

12th March - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Belief

3rd March - TBA

28th February - Philosophy of Religion one day workshop

26th February - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Truth and Vagueness

24th February - Structure and Quasi-Structure of Objects

11th February - Reincarnation

10th February - Naming, Saying and Structure

27th January - Vague Desire: the Sorites and the Money Pump

22nd January - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Non-Standard Logic

20th January - Human dignity: a useful concept?

2013

11th December - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Understanding and the A Priori

9th December - History and Non-Identity

7th December - Workshop: perfecting your PhD application

25th November - Impossible Worlds

22nd November - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Semantics and Pragmatics

18th November - Poor Heuristics

13th November - Tolstoy's question: the ecological preconditions of global justice

1st-2nd November - Consent: A capacious and contentious concept in feminist, legal, philosophical, and queer contexts

28th October - Why virtue ethics does not have a problem with right action

21st October - The Morality of Private War

11th-12th October - Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Fundamentality

7th October - Taking Morality Mathematically: Enoch's Indispensability Argument

22nd June - Undergraduate open day

21st June - Undergraduate open day

20th June - Undergraduate open day

13th June - Workshop: Interpersonal Narratives and Mental Health

7th-8th June - My night with philosophers

31st May - Human enhancement: three perspectives

15th May - Subjective well-being: when, and why, it matters

13th May - Actions, reasons, and presuppositions

10th May - Professor Thomas Pogge (Yale)

9th May - Three puzzles about spatial experience

8th May - Philosophy of Religion one-day workshop

1st May - Workshop: Metaphysics of Time

29th April - Conceptual Cosmopolitanism: What conceptual relativity might be and could do

22nd April - Interpreting what Achilles said to the tortoise

21st March - Moral Responsibility and Psychopathology Workshop

20th March - Faith Schools - blessing or curse?

19th March - Online chat: Postgraduate programmes in Philosophy

18th March - Online chat: Postgraduate programmes in Philosophy

4th March - Philosophy Society: Bart Streumer

15th-16th February - Britain Tortures Too Conference

5th February - UG Philosophy Society: John Broome

1st February - Annual Philosophy of Religion Workshop

28th January - Philosophy Society: Ben Colburn

16th January - Online chat: College of Arts and Law Scholarships 2013