The Philosophy Department's vision is to lead philosophical debates, contribute to the knowledge economy, and address global challenges from a philosophical perspective.
27 July 2022
Influence of fake news is undermining public trust in democratic institutions, regardless of whether people believe it or not, new research finds.
06 June 2022
This public event on loneliness and mental health, was sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy. Videos of the three talks are now available.
31 May 2022
Are you an artist or poet interested in the philosophical problem of evil? The Global Philosophy of Religion project seeks submissions for a December exhibition
Eugenia successfully completed her PhD at Birmingham in October 2021, and has just been appointed to a postdoctoral position in Italy.
10 May 2022
Professor Lisa Bortolotti interviewed in episode 15 of the Sassi Talks podcast.
07 April 2022
Lisa Bortolotti has been interviewed by Owen Bennett-Jones on her research exploring delusions for the New Books Network.
06 April 2022
The College of Arts and Law remains amongst the best performing research-intensive universities in the world, according to the 2022 QS World Rankings.
15 February 2022
Current student Jack discusses his favourite things about studying Philosophy at Birmingham
14 February 2022
Professor Al Wilson writes for The Conversation
11 February 2022
Watch Professor Al Wilson's Inaugural Lecture.
01 February 2022
Kirsty, BA Philosophy, Religion and Ethics student, explored the breath-taking Norwegian landscape, travelling to Oslo for her year abroad.
24 January 2022
Lisa Bortolotti has been interviewed by Shayla Love for the Vice on the differences between beliefs in conspiracy theories and delusions in psychosis.
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The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.