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 2021
New open-access monograph by Salvatore Florio and Øystein Linnebo now available from Oxford University Press
01 July 2021
PhD Philosophy postgraduate Han Chang, discusses her recent experience of assisting at the recent Global Philosophy conference
25 June 2021
Valeria Motta, who works on loneliness and solitude, got a Society for Applied Philosophy post-doctoral grant; Federico Bongiorno, who works on delusion formation, got an Analysis Trust and Mind Association studentship.
11 May 2021
This textbook explores the ways in which the interaction and collaboration between psychologists and philosophers contribute to a better understanding of the human mind, cognition, and behaviour.
13 April 2021
Three of our PhD students have recently blogged about their research on delusions and their posts have attracted several hundreds of unique views
08 April 2021
Three new papers have been published by Philosophy PhD students
30 March 2021
Amelia Bailey is an undergraduate BA Philosophy student at the University. Amelia tells us what she loves about studying philosophy and why everyone should study the subject at least once.
24 March 2021
BA Philosophy graduate Lorcan Allerton tells us about his time as an undergraduate studying at the University of Birmingham.
Third year Birmingham Philosophy student Hannah Kosky tells us what student life is like in England's second city.
Caitlin Evans studied BA Philosophy, Religion and Ethics between 2017-20. Here she shares the highlights of her studies at Birmingham.
18 March 2021
Professor Widdows is joined by Bell Ribeiro-Addy MP, Martha Evans of The Anti-Bullying Alliance, and Phyllida Swift of Face Equality International to discuss the prevalence of appearance bullying.
11 March 2021
Kathleen Murphy-Hollies talks about what everyday confabulation is and what its consequences are, considering in particular the costs and benefits of confabulation for our ethical behaviour.
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