The Philosophy Department's vision is to lead philosophical debates, contribute to the knowledge economy, and address global challenges from a philosophical perspective.
01 October 2020
Lisa Bortolotti was interviewed on unrealistic optimism by BBC's David Edmonds in this episode of The Big Idea, The Truth about Marriage.
23 September 2020
A new video series of Instagram Lives taking place this autumn as part of the #everydaylookism campaign which asks us to take looks-based discrimination (lookism) seriously and specifically to put an end to body shaming.
07 September 2020
Lisa Bortolotti is participating in a debate on the self with philosopher Dan Zahavi and neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran during the HowTheLightGetsIn Festival to be held in September 2020.
21 August 2020
The annual conference series on Philosophy and Meaning in Life was launched at Hokkaido University in Japan in 2018
06 August 2020
Imagine being completely blind but still being able to see. Does that sound impossible? Dr Henry Thomas writes for The Conversation exploring Blindsight.
30 June 2020
Virtual launch for Lisa Bortolotti's book published by Oxford University Press.
29 June 2020
£2.15 million from the John Templeton Foundation and the Dynamic Investment Fund (DIF) will look into global research concerning religious concepts and beliefs.
08 June 2020
Some really excellent news for the FraMEPhys project team – our research fellow Katie Robertson has been awarded a three-year Early Career Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust.
04 June 2020
This year, World Environmental Day (5 June) calls for urgent action to protect biodiversity. Our planet is losing biodiversity at an alarming rate, with potentially detrimental consequences for nature and ourselves.
03 June 2020
Commentary by Dr Merten Reglitz
28 May 2020
On Thursday 7th May the Government rolled out its Covid-19 Contact Tracing App, however if government want to hold our data we need more clarity.
21 May 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week we asked Professor Lisa Bortolotti her opinion.
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