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Dr Salvatore Florio teaches at prestigious European summer school

Dr Salvatore Florio teaches at prestigious European summer school

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Dr Salvatore Florio is teaching a course at the European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information 2017.
Date:
19/07/2017
Jonathan Parry awarded the APA's 2017 Frank Chapman Sharp Prize

Jonathan Parry awarded the APA's 2017 Frank Chapman Sharp Prize

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Dr Jonathan Parry, Birmingham Fellow in Global Ethics and Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, has been awarded an important prize from The American Philosophical Association.
Date:
18/07/2017
Understanding drug addiction

Understanding drug addiction

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Dr Hanna Pickard delivers a lecture on understanding drug addiction for BBC Radio 4's Four Thought.
Date:
13/07/2017

Philosophy graduations 2017

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Our graduates talk about their favourite memories and plans for the future.
Date:
07/07/2017
Law and Morality at War

Law and Morality at War

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Jonat´╗┐han Parry recently presented a paper at a symposium on Adil Haque's new book, hosted by the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace.
Date:
04/07/2017
Legitimate Authority, War, and the Ethics of Revolution

Legitimate Authority, War, and the Ethics of Revolution

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Jonathan Parry's work featured as part of a special section in the Summer Issue of Ethics and International Affairs.
Date:
04/07/2017
"Girls feel that they have to be normal, and their idea of normal is highly distorted"

"Girls feel that they have to be normal, and their idea of normal is highly distorted"

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Professor Heather Widdows commented on the rise in labiaplasty on BBC2's 'Victoria Derbyshire'.
Date:
04/07/2017
Trilateral Meeting of National Ethics Committees in Paris

Trilateral Meeting of National Ethics Committees in Paris

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The meeting brings together members of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics with members of the French and German National Ethics committees.
Date:
04/07/2017

Optimism and Mental Health

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Lisa Bortolotti's research on the positive role of optimism is prominently featured in an article in Red Magazine.
Date:
30/06/2017
How the duty to be beautiful is making young girls feel like failures

How the duty to be beautiful is making young girls feel like failures

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Professor Heather Widdows (Department of Philosophy) writes for The Conversation.
Date:
26/06/2017
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