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The ethics of abortion

The ethics of abortion

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Dr Jeremy Williams has written two articles on the ethics of abortion for the Saving Humans blog.
Date:
11/03/2014
'Philosophy of Religion and Ethics' and 'Philosophy of Health and Happiness'

'Philosophy of Religion and Ethics' and 'Philosophy of Health and Happiness'

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Dr David Cheetham discusses our on campus and distance learning postgraduate degree courses MA Philosopy of Religion and Ethics and MA Philosophy of Health and Happiness in new videos this week.
Date:
06/03/2014
Distance Learning Research Bursaries in Philosophy and Global Ethics

Distance Learning Research Bursaries in Philosophy and Global Ethics

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The College of Arts and Law's DL research bursaries are now open for applications for current and prospective DL PhD students in philosophy and global ethics. Deadline: 25 April, 2014.
Date:
27/02/2014
Masters Scholarships in Philosophy and Global Ethics

Masters Scholarships in Philosophy and Global Ethics

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The College of Arts and Law Masters Scholarships are now open for applications for prospective philosophy and global ethics Masters students. Deadline: 25 April, 2014.
Date:
27/02/2014
How Utopian can Political Philosophy be?

How Utopian can Political Philosophy be?

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Doctoral Researcher Ben Bessey discusses idealisation and the proper methodology of political philosophy.
Date:
21/02/2014
Philosophy Compass Journal appointment

Philosophy Compass Journal appointment

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Yujin Nagasawa has been appointed section editor for the Philosophy Compass Journal.
Date:
19/02/2014
New Distinguished Research Professor in Global Ethics

New Distinguished Research Professor in Global Ethics

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The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics are pleased to announce the appointment of the Distinguished Research Professor Alison M. Jaggar (University of Colorado at Boulder).
Date:
10/02/2014
Saving humans by numbers

Saving humans by numbers

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Dr Jussi Suikkanen writes a series of articles for the Saving Humans blog.
Date:
05/02/2014
Call for abstracts: emergencies and affected peoples

Call for abstracts: emergencies and affected peoples

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Birmingham to host a one-day conference on emergencies for theorists and practitioners in July 2014.
Date:
21/01/2014
New appointment

New appointment

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The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Scott Wisor.
Date:
21/01/2014
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