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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
Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Description
Some of the top scholars from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their areas of research, at this year's Hay Festival.
Date:
26/05/2016
Unthinkable: Why are beauty standards becoming more onerous?

Unthinkable: Why are beauty standards becoming more onerous?

Description
You are not going to be thin, with curves, on your deathbed, says philosopher Heather Widdows in an article for The Irish Times.
Date:
25/05/2016
PERFECT talks: June and July 2016

PERFECT talks: June and July 2016

Description
Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in June and July.
Date:
25/04/2016
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