The Philosophy Department's vision is to lead philosophical debates, contribute to the knowledge economy, and address global challenges from a philosophical perspective.
15 November 2019
In this podcast Matt Farr from the University of Cambridge outlines his 'C Theory' of time and explores what it might mean to explain the initial conditions of the universe.
12 November 2019
Video of Dr Sophie Stammers gives the opening talk of the 2017 Arts and Science Festival.
11 November 2019
Free internet access must be considered as a human right, as people unable to get online lack meaningful ways to influence the global players shaping their everyday lives, according to a new study.
10 October 2019
Podcast with Dr Emily Adlam from BCRP, Leipzig.
07 October 2019
Professor Lisa Bortolotti's project PERFECT, funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant, ended on 30th September 2019. View its outputs and access resources on philosophy of mind, rationality, and mental health.
04 September 2019
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in September 2019.
30 August 2019
On Tuesday 27 August Lisa wrote for the Guardian, spoke on BBC 5Live Breakfast, and guested on six regional radio stations.
21 June 2019
Professor Nagasawa is Co-Director of the John Hick Centre for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham and currently President of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion.
12 June 2019
Philosophy PhD student Federico Bongiorno has been awarded the Michael K. O'Rourke prize for best PhD publication by the College of Arts and Law for an original research paper on delusions.
10 June 2019
Professor Heather Widdows, from the University of Birmingham, is calling for collective social action to acknowledge the effects of lookism* in our visual and virtual culture.
20 May 2019
Doctoral researcher Kash Sunghuttee writes for the Beauty Demands network blog
15 May 2019
Recently, two project PERFECT outputs have been published featuring the work of our brilliant PhD students Eugenia Lancellotta and Magdalena Antrobus.
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