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Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers

Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers

Description
PhD student Matilde Aliffi interviews Aaron Ben-Ze'ev for the Imperfect Cognitions blog.
Date:
25/08/2016
New staff for project PERFECT

New staff for project PERFECT

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We are delighted to announce that Dr Sophie Stammers and Dr Andrea Polonioli will join project PERFECT as new research fellows.
Date:
25/08/2016
Explaining Delusions symposium

Explaining Delusions symposium

Description
Symposium at the International Congress of Psychology in Yokohama organised by Project PERFECT.
Date:
22/07/2016
John Templeton Foundation Research Grant, for 'The Pantheism and Panentheism Project'.

John Templeton Foundation Research Grant, for 'The Pantheism and Panentheism Project'.

Description
Professor Yujin Nagasawa has been awarded a John Templeton Foundation Research Grant of £154,000.
Date:
15/07/2016
PERFECT talks: August and September 2016

PERFECT talks: August and September 2016

Description
Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in August and September.
Date:
29/06/2016
Philosophy advance reading list 2016

Philosophy advance reading list 2016

Description
Suggested summer reading for philosophy students starting in September 2016.
Date:
29/06/2016
Exciting new staff appointments

Exciting new staff appointments

Description
The Department of Philosophy is building on recent successes in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
17/06/2016

Perceptions of a 'normal' body image distorted by media and trends in beauty practices

Description
A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham say that the demands of beauty routines particularly for women are increasing, with perceptions of a 'normal' body image changing fast.
Date:
09/06/2016
Agency without rationality

Agency without rationality

Description
Inaugural lecture given by Professor Lisa Bortolotti.
Date:
01/06/2016
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