News in Global Ethics

Is beauty only skin deep? Heather Widdows discusses the beauty ideal for the Radical Philosophy podcast

Is beauty only skin deep? Heather Widdows discusses the beauty ideal for the Radical Philosophy podcast

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Professor Heather Widdows discusses the pressures to be 'beautiful' and the connection between beauty and philosophy for the Radical Philosophy podcast, an Australian radio programme.
Date:
20/04/2018

Public Lecture on Structural Injustice by Jonathan Wolff

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Confirmed: abstract and venue for the Centre's annual public lecture by Jonathan Wolff
Date:
06/04/2018
Moral self image and moral decision making

Moral self image and moral decision making

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Watch Dr Anneli Jefferson talk about moral decision making at the LSE's Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science Choice Group.
Date:
19/03/2018
Philosophy research at Birmingham rated world-class in new rankings

Philosophy research at Birmingham rated world-class in new rankings

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The latest edition of the influential Philosophy Gourmet Report Specialty Rankings has confirmed the status of Philosophy at Birmingham as one of the world's top research departments.
Date:
14/03/2018
New lecturer in Philosophy

New lecturer in Philosophy

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The Department of Philosophy is delighted to announce that Gulzaar Barn joined the University in January as a Lecturer in Philosophy.
Date:
16/02/2018
A duty to be beautiful? Professor Heather Widdows to speak at Imagine: Festival of Ideas & Politics, Belfast

A duty to be beautiful? Professor Heather Widdows to speak at Imagine: Festival of Ideas & Politics, Belfast

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Professor Heather Widdows, John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics, to speak at the Imagine: Festival of Ideas & Politics.
Date:
15/02/2018
Philosophy at the 2018 Arts & Science Festival

Philosophy at the 2018 Arts & Science Festival

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Find out about the three philosophy-related events that form part of the 2018 Arts & Science Festival.
Date:
02/02/2018
If you want to lose weight, ask yourself: is this really self-improvement?

If you want to lose weight, ask yourself: is this really self-improvement?

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Professor Heather Widdows writes for The Conversation on New Year's resolutions, improving body image, and the search for success.
Date:
12/01/2018
Defensive harm, consent, and intervention

Defensive harm, consent, and intervention

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Dr Jonathan Parry's latest article on 'Defensive harm, consent, and intervention' is published in Philosophy and Public Affairs.
Date:
08/01/2018
New Year, new you?

New Year, new you?

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After the feasting of Christmas, January is a time of self-improvement and detoxing; increasingly, New Year's resolutions are focused on improving our physical bodies. Professor Heather Widdows discusses this topic for the Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
04/01/2018
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