The Philosophy Department's vision is to lead philosophical debates, contribute to the knowledge economy, and address global challenges from a philosophical perspective.
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.
01 May 2019
Starting on Monday 8 July, this free two-week course will allow you to explore the changing nature of the beauty ideal and the need to address body image anxiety as a global epidemic.
29 April 2019
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in April and May 2019.
11 April 2019
Professor Heather Widdows reflects on new Channel 4 series 'Naked Beach'.
25 February 2019
On January 22 2019, Al Wilson was in Urbino, Italy to speak at a workshop on the metaphysics of entanglement – the 2021 case study for FraMEPhys.
20 February 2019
FraMEPhys postdoc Dr Katie Robertson gave a talk to the Oxford Philosophy of Physics seminar on Thursday 21 February.
18 February 2019
Topics discussed on the last day of the FramePhys/Gothenburg conference on Metaphysical Explanation in Science, linking mathematics, science, biological evolution and metaphysics led Aaron Sloman
14 February 2019
Doctoral researcher Valeria Motta writes a blogpost on her research into loneliness and solitude for Valentine's Day.
01 February 2019
Professor Heather Widdows (Department of Philosophy) is interviewed for Guernica (a magazine of global art and politics) about appearance, the pressures to be perfect, and how beauty has become a measure for success.
31 January 2019
Professor Yujin Nagasawa is the editor of the Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion with Professor Erik Wielenberg (DePauw University).
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