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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
New Directions in Public Reason

New Directions in Public Reason

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Birmingham to host two-day conference in June 2014.
Date:
08/01/2014
Perfect me!

Perfect me!

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Professor Heather Widdows has been awarded a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.
Date:
07/01/2014
Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

Apply for the Midlands3Cities AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership

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410 PhD studentships available for a 9 January 2014 deadline.
Date:
17/12/2013
Project PERFECT

Project PERFECT

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Professor Lisa Bortolotti has been awarded a European Research Council Consolidator Grant.
Date:
10/12/2013
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