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God and Evil: The Case for God in a World Filled with Pain

God and Evil: The Case for God in a World Filled with Pain

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Our PhD student James K. Dew has published God and Evil: The Case for God in a World Filled with Pain, an edited collection with Chad Meister on the problem of evil.
Date:
25/06/2013
Teaching award

Teaching award

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Jussi Suikkanen from Philosophy wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology, and Religion.
Date:
25/06/2013
Congratulations graduates

Congratulations graduates

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The Philosophy department is delighted to announce that 49 students are graduating with BA in Philosophy this year.
Date:
25/06/2013
MadMeta success

MadMeta success

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Birmingham Fellow Dr Justin Clarke-Doane to present at the 2013 Wisconsin Metaethics Workshop.
Date:
13/06/2013
Philosophy launches Health and Happiness standalone module

Philosophy launches Health and Happiness standalone module

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Philosophy of Health and Happiness now available as a stand-alone module accredited by Royal College of Physicians
Date:
06/06/2013
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: the meaning of life

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: the meaning of life

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SEP entry on meaning of life cites paper by Lisa Bortolotti and Yujin Nagasawa where they argue that immortal life needs not be boring
Date:
06/06/2013
Imperfect Cognitions

Imperfect Cognitions

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Lisa Bortolotti's new blog on imperfect cognitions, including delusional beliefs, distorted memories and confabulatory explanations.
Date:
06/06/2013
Philosophy climbs the league table

Philosophy climbs the league table

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Philosophy department is up 13 places in the new Guardian league table.
Date:
05/06/2013
New appointment

New appointment

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The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Ian Rumfitt.
Date:
29/05/2013
Philosophy student is support act for Beyonce on her world tour

Philosophy student is support act for Beyonce on her world tour

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Gabriella Jones, a first year undergraduate English and Philosophy student is a support act for Beyonce at the first UK show of her world tour on 26 and 27 April at Birmingham's LG Arena. Prior to this, Gabriella has been the support act for internationally recognised musicians including The Killers, Roxy Music and Jay-Z.
Date:
30/04/2013
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