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Desiring to believe and self-deception

Desiring to believe and self-deception

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Postgraduate student Martin Smith considers the relationship between self-deception, the desire to believe and rationality.
Date:
03/06/2014
New postdoctoral appointment in philosophy

New postdoctoral appointment in philosophy

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Dr Ema Sullivan-Bissett appointed as post-doctoral research fellow on Professor Lisa Bortolotti's ERC funded project, PERFECT.
Date:
27/05/2014
Open position: Temporary Lecturer in Bioethics

Open position: Temporary Lecturer in Bioethics

Description
The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics are seeking to appoint a temporary Lecturer in Bioethics (two-year fixed term).
Date:
27/05/2014
Delusion: doxasticity, rationality and normativity

Delusion: doxasticity, rationality and normativity

Description
Doctoral researcher Rachel Gunn examines the nature of delusions.
Date:
08/05/2014
Global Justice and the Global South

Global Justice and the Global South

Description
Several members of the University of Birmingham's global ethics community recently travelled to India to participate in a conference at the University of Delhi.
Date:
06/05/2014
Virtual issue of Philosophy Compass on meta-philosophy of religion

Virtual issue of Philosophy Compass on meta-philosophy of religion

Description
Yujin Nagasawa has edited a free, virtual issue of Philosophy Compass on meta-philosophy of religion.
Date:
25/04/2014
Pragmatic and epistemic role of factually erroneous cognitions and thoughts

Pragmatic and epistemic role of factually erroneous cognitions and thoughts

Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti's ERC funded project is recruiting one post-doctoral research fellow and one doctoral researcher.
Date:
04/04/2014
Another new appointment in philosophy

Another new appointment in philosophy

Description
The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Hanna Pickard.
Date:
04/04/2014
Andreas Kanaris Memorial prize

Andreas Kanaris Memorial prize

Description
Sabrina Intelisano from Philosophy wins a School award.
Date:
27/03/2014
Teaching excellence award

Teaching excellence award

Description
Iain Law from Philosophy wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
Date:
27/03/2014
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