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The metaphysics of time travel in literature - an undergraduate reflects

The metaphysics of time travel in literature - an undergraduate reflects

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Undergraduate student Harriet Walters reports on the 5 weeks she spent as an academic researcher as part of the Undergraduate Research Scholarship scheme.
Date:
09/10/2015
Born to be Biased? Evolutionary Explanations of the Optimism Bias

Born to be Biased? Evolutionary Explanations of the Optimism Bias

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Anneli Jefferson to present in Helsinki.
Date:
09/10/2015
Royal Institute of Philosophy graduate scholarship

Royal Institute of Philosophy graduate scholarship

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Congratulations to Department of Philosophy PhD student Isaura Peddis.
Date:
07/10/2015
Avoiding Epistemic Vice by Taking Control of the Situation.

Avoiding Epistemic Vice by Taking Control of the Situation.

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Conference presentation at the Epistemic Vices conference.
Date:
04/09/2015
Unimpaired abduction to alien abduction: lessons on delusion formation

Unimpaired abduction to alien abduction: lessons on delusion formation

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Conference presentation at Monash University in Melbourne.
Date:
03/09/2015
Emoticon Network Post-graduate Researcher Workshop

Emoticon Network Post-graduate Researcher Workshop

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PhD student Isaura Peddis will present her work at national workshop.
Date:
11/08/2015
Workshop 2 report: Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms

Workshop 2 report: Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms

Description
Report on the second in a series of workshops organised by the BeautyDemands project.
Date:
24/07/2015
The Boundary Stones of Thought: An Essay in the Philosophy of Logic

The Boundary Stones of Thought: An Essay in the Philosophy of Logic

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New book by Professor Ian Rumfitt.
Date:
29/06/2015
Research poster award

Research poster award

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PhD student Magdalena Antrobus won the PGMA Peer Award for Best Poster at the University of Birmingham Research Poster Conference 2015.
Date:
24/06/2015
Philosophy advance reading list

Philosophy advance reading list

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Suggested summer reading for students starting in September 2015.
Date:
23/06/2015
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