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The Charles Beale Award for Policy Advancement

The Charles Beale Award for Policy Advancement

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Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, Professor Heather Widdows wins a prestigious University Founders' Award.
Date:
15/07/2013
Featured scholar

Featured scholar

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Professor Lisa Bortolotti will be blogging about her research at Brains (a group blog on topics in philosophy and science of mind) in July.
Date:
08/07/2013
Alumni news: A profile of William Lane Craig

Alumni news: A profile of William Lane Craig

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A profile of William Lane Craig who studies for his PhD at Birmingham under the supervision of Professor John Hick
Date:
05/07/2013
What is Philosophy? Moral philosophy and ethics

What is Philosophy? Moral philosophy and ethics

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Sample lecture as part of the June 2013 undergraduate open day
Date:
02/07/2013
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
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