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New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction

New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction

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Dr Jussi Suikkanen's new textbook entitled This Is Ethics: An Introduction is now out on Wiley-Blackwell.
Date:
11/08/2014
Procreation and the welfare of the future child

Procreation and the welfare of the future child

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MA Health and Happiness student John J. Parry wonders whether existence constitutes a harm.
Date:
02/07/2014
Research poster conference 2014

Research poster conference 2014

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PhD student Rachel Gunn wins the best poster design award at the University's Research Poster Conference 2014.
Date:
12/06/2014
Philosophy continues to climb the league table

Philosophy continues to climb the league table

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The Department of Philosophy is up four places in the new Guardian league table.
Date:
12/06/2014
Professor Heather Widdows at the Hay Festival

Professor Heather Widdows at the Hay Festival

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Professor Widdows' talk from the Hay Festival 2014 is now available to dowload.
Date:
11/06/2014
Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

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Doctoral researcher Lauren Traczykowski, discusses the ethics of intervention for natural disasters and opportunities for action.
Date:
10/06/2014
Nuffield Council on Bioethics appointment

Nuffield Council on Bioethics appointment

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Professor Heather Widdows has been appointed a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
Date:
09/06/2014
CAL Philosophy Masters Scholarships

CAL Philosophy Masters Scholarships

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Up to three College of Arts and Law Philosophy Masters Scholarships are now open for applications for prospective philosophy and global ethics Masters students. Deadline: 20 June, 2014.
Date:
09/06/2014
Piketty and the vicious circle of inequality

Piketty and the vicious circle of inequality

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Dr Scott Wisor is the author of the Birmingham Brief on Thomas Piketty's book on rising inequality.
Date:
09/06/2014
Women are "One of Us"

Women are "One of Us"

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Professor Heather Widdows and Dr Sheelagh McGuinness are the authors of the Birmingham Perspective on the "One of Us" campaign.
Date:
09/06/2014
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