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The Cadbury Lectures 2015: God over all

The Cadbury Lectures 2015: God over all

Description
This year's Edward Cadbury Lecture Series will include a series of lectures given by Professor William Lane Craig, Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology and Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University.
Date:
09/01/2015
The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

Description
Professor Heather Widdows introduces the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
07/01/2015
Beauty Demands

Beauty Demands

Description
A new project considering the changing attitudes to body image and the consequent changing uses of procedures which have traditionally been regarded as 'medical' which are now seen as increasingly 'normal', 'routine' and part of the 'beauty regimes' of 'ordinary women'.
Date:
06/01/2015
Lisa Bortolotti on 'The Forum'

Lisa Bortolotti on 'The Forum'

Description
On Saturday 6th December Lisa Bortolotti will be a guest on the radio programme "The Forum".
Date:
27/12/2014
Cognitive Futures Conference

Cognitive Futures Conference

Description
PhD students to present papers.
Date:
22/12/2014
Research pioneers: Lisa Bortolotti

Research pioneers: Lisa Bortolotti

Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti and project PERFECT feature in the latest edition of Buzz dedicated to research being undertaken at the University.
Date:
10/12/2014
Research Fellow vacancy

Research Fellow vacancy

Description
In 2015 we will be recruiting for a Research Fellow to work on PERFECT, "Pragmatic and Epistemic Role of Factually Erroneous Cognitions and Thoughts", a project funded by the European Research Council and led by Professor Lisa Bortolotti.
Date:
05/12/2014
False but useful beliefs workshop

False but useful beliefs workshop

Description
Call for papers for February 2016 workshop.
Date:
05/12/2014
Blog success

Blog success

Description
Two posts from the Imperfect Cognitions blog made it to the semifinals of the 3 Quarks Daily Philosophy Prize.
Date:
30/11/2014
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