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PhD students publication success

PhD students publication success

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Department of Philosophy PhD students have their papers accepted for publication in leading philosophy of religion journals.
Date:
29/10/2014
'Taking Nonhuman Perspectives Seriously: The Importance of Non-Anthropocentrism for Nonhuman Animals'

'Taking Nonhuman Perspectives Seriously: The Importance of Non-Anthropocentrism for Nonhuman Animals'

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In January 2015, PhD student Andrew Woodhall will present his paper at the Minding Animals conference in New Delhi, India.
Date:
10/10/2014
Bortolotti on Anosognosia and Epistemic Innocence

Bortolotti on Anosognosia and Epistemic Innocence

Description
Lisa Bortolotti is the author of a guest post on Kerry Gutridge's Psychiatric Ethics blog, entitled "Anosognosia and Epistemic Innocence". She asks in what circumstances it is appropriate to challenge delusional beliefs focusing on anosognosia, the denial of illness.
Date:
08/10/2014
Irrationality - new book by Lisa Bortolotti

Irrationality - new book by Lisa Bortolotti

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Professor Bortolotti's new book, an accessible and engaging introduction to key debates on irrationality, is now out in the UK and will be out next month in the US.
Date:
06/10/2014
Bipolar disorder makes the headlines

Bipolar disorder makes the headlines

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PhD student Magdalena Antrobus discusses marketing strategies that are insensitive to mental health issues.
Date:
03/10/2014
Climate change and divestment policies

Climate change and divestment policies

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In a recent post at the Ethics and International Affairs blog, Scott Wisor argues that the campaign is designed in such a way as that it cannot effectively change the conduct of fossil fuel companies. Worse, it may draw strength from more effective efforts to combat climate change by directing activist energy to misguided policies.
Date:
03/10/2014
Global health care justice: the demands of the basic right to health

Global health care justice: the demands of the basic right to health

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Philosophy Doctoral Research student Peter West-Oram writes the latest Birmingham Brief
Date:
02/09/2014
Agent-responsibility and psychiatric diagnosis

Agent-responsibility and psychiatric diagnosis

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PhD student Benjamin Costello talks about his research which is concerned with the relationship between mental illness, involuntary hospitalisation, and the sequencing of actions and personal identity.
Date:
02/09/2014
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