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Sight, sound, and mental health

Sight, sound, and mental health

Description
As part of the Birmingham Arts and Science Festival 2015 project PERFECT is sponsoring a public engagement event featuring both talks and a discussion.
Date:
04/03/2015
The Upside of Delusional Beliefs

The Upside of Delusional Beliefs

Description
Lisa Bortolotti contributes to the webzine "Scientia Salon: From the Ivory Tower to the Main Street and Vice Versa"
Date:
04/03/2015
Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

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Scott Wisor Writes for the Devpolicy blog.
Date:
12/01/2015
On the rate of development progress

On the rate of development progress

Description
Dr Scott Wisor considers what rates of progress should be involved in moving individuals above minimal sufficiency thresholds.
Date:
12/01/2015
Alien Abduction Beliefs

Alien Abduction Beliefs

Description
Ema Sullivan-Bissett to give a talk at the Royal Institute of Philosophy Seminar.
Date:
09/01/2015
Everyday myths

Everyday myths

Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti to give a talk at Modern Art Oxford.
Date:
09/01/2015
The Cadbury Lectures 2015: God over all

The Cadbury Lectures 2015: God over all

Description
This year's Edward Cadbury Lecture Series will include a series of lectures given by Professor William Lane Craig, Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology and Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University.
Date:
09/01/2015
The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

Description
Professor Heather Widdows introduces the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
07/01/2015
Beauty Demands

Beauty Demands

Description
A new project considering the changing attitudes to body image and the consequent changing uses of procedures which have traditionally been regarded as 'medical' which are now seen as increasingly 'normal', 'routine' and part of the 'beauty regimes' of 'ordinary women'.
Date:
06/01/2015
Lisa Bortolotti on 'The Forum'

Lisa Bortolotti on 'The Forum'

Description
On Saturday 6th December Lisa Bortolotti will be a guest on the radio programme "The Forum".
Date:
27/12/2014
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