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Are delusions bad for you?

Are delusions bad for you?

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Lisa Bortolotti argues that there is more to judging delusions than whether they accurately reflect the world.
Date:
27/10/2015
Homogenisation and Globalisation of Beauty Norms

Homogenisation and Globalisation of Beauty Norms

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Philosophy PhD student Alice el-Wakil discusses the idea that 'lookism' constitutes a form of social injustice.
Date:
26/10/2015
When Truth is Stranger than Fiction: The Epistemic Innocence of Confabulation

When Truth is Stranger than Fiction: The Epistemic Innocence of Confabulation

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Paper presentation in Budapest.
Date:
22/10/2015
The Time Lords

The Time Lords

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It's not just scientists working to master time travel – Dr Nikk Effingham and Dr Al Wilson are considering the philosophical implications.
Date:
20/10/2015
Responsibility without blame: thinking about unwise choices in mental health

Responsibility without blame: thinking about unwise choices in mental health

Description
Dr Hanna Pickard writes for the Philosopher's Zone.
Date:
19/10/2015
Race, Stereotypes, Crime and the Purported Rationality of Stereotyping

Race, Stereotypes, Crime and the Purported Rationality of Stereotyping

Description
Katherine Puddifoot to present at the University of Basel.
Date:
14/10/2015
Transparency in Belief and Self-Knowledge workshop

Transparency in Belief and Self-Knowledge workshop

Description
Ema Sullivan-Bissett will present her paper 'The Transparent Failure of Norms to Keep Up Standards of Belief'.
Date:
14/10/2015
University of Pittsburgh visit

University of Pittsburgh visit

Description
Invite for PhD student Reinier Schuur.
Date:
14/10/2015
Beauty ideals: an emerging global norm?

Beauty ideals: an emerging global norm?

Description
Do beauty ideals constitute an emerging global norm? Join in the debate.
Date:
12/10/2015
New Fellowship: Building Bridges in Ethics

New Fellowship: Building Bridges in Ethics

Description
Jussi Suikkanen has been awarded an AHRC Early Career Leadership Fellow award.
Date:
12/10/2015
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