News in Philosophy

Interview with Lisa Bortolotti by The Dissenter

Interview with Lisa Bortolotti by The Dissenter

Description
Birmingham Professor interviewed by the YouTube Channel The Dissenter which covers topics in science and philosophy. In the interview, Lisa talks about her latest book, The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs.
Date:
Tuesday 24 November 2020
AHRC-Funded Studentships Available to Support Doctoral Research

AHRC-Funded Studentships Available to Support Doctoral Research

Description
AHRC-funded studentships are now available for 2021 entry through the Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership
Date:
Thursday 12 November 2020
Eight reasons why a Postgraduate Masters degree may be for you

Eight reasons why a Postgraduate Masters degree may be for you

Description
Answer the big questions with a MA or MSc in Philosophy at the University of Birmingham. Study online or via distance learning.
Date:
Wednesday 11 November 2020
New Masters of Public Administration launched for faith leaders

New Masters of Public Administration launched for faith leaders

Description
Introducing the new postgraduate degree at the University of Birmingham - the MPA Faith Based Leadership, available to study part-time by distance learning in December 2020 within the Department of Theology and Religion
Date:
Friday 23 October 2020
Confabulation: good, bad, or inevitable?

Confabulation: good, bad, or inevitable?

Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti guest blogs at The Brains Blog discussing themes from her new book, The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs (OUP, 2020).
Date:
Wednesday 14 October 2020
The truth about marriage

The truth about marriage

Description
Lisa Bortolotti was interviewed on unrealistic optimism by BBC's David Edmonds in this episode of The Big Idea, The Truth about Marriage.
Date:
Thursday 1 October 2020
Pressures to be Perfect - a new Instagram Live series from the Everyday Lookism campaign

Pressures to be Perfect - a new Instagram Live series from the Everyday Lookism campaign

Description
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.
Date:
Wednesday 23 September 2020
HowTheLightGetsIn Global 2020

HowTheLightGetsIn Global 2020

Description
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.
Date:
Monday 7 September 2020
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