News in Global Ethics

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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On 16 March 2018, Heather Widdows, John Ferguson Professor of Global Ethics, will speak at Imagine: Festival of Ideas & Politics on 'A duty to be beautiful?'
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?

Description
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
The neglected harms of beauty: beyond engaging individuals

The neglected harms of beauty: beyond engaging individuals

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Does the way we view beauty mean we are neglecting some of its harms? Professor Heather Widdows' latest article, published in the Journal of Practical Ethics.
Date:
19/12/2017
Introduction from our new DPVC Research Impact

Introduction from our new DPVC Research Impact

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Professor Heather Widdows takes take up the new role of Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research Impact.
Date:
06/12/2017
Weinstein, Westminster and Philosophy: Structures of Abuse

Weinstein, Westminster and Philosophy: Structures of Abuse

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Professor Heather Widdows and Professor Helen Beebee (University of Manchester, previously at Birmingham) co-author this op-ed article on philosophy, women and sexual harassment.
Date:
30/11/2017
Death and Consensus Liberalism

Death and Consensus Liberalism

Description
New open access publication by Dr Jeremy Williams on public reason and moral philosophy, published in Philosophers' Imprint.
Date:
17/11/2017
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