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AHRC funding for UK/EU arts and humanities doctoral research students

AHRC funding for UK/EU arts and humanities doctoral research students

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The DTP is in the second of five years, awarding 87 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2015 entry.
Date:
03/11/2014
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
PERFECT talks on 16 October 2014 in Leeds

PERFECT talks on 16 October 2014 in Leeds

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Lisa Bortolotti presents a talk entitled 'The Epistemic Benefits of Distorted Memories'.
Date:
27/10/2014
PERFECT at the World Association of Social Psychiatry on 13-15 November 2014

PERFECT at the World Association of Social Psychiatry on 13-15 November 2014

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Magdalena Antrobus to present a poster at the World Association of Social Psychiatry Jubilee Congress in London.
Date:
27/10/2014
'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

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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
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