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Before beginning your undergraduate Philosophy degree programme here at Birmingham you may be wondering if there is anything you could be doing to prepare.
Date:
Friday 22 May 2020
Doctors without 'Disorders': Is it normal or pathological to fear COVID-19 and its effects?

Doctors without 'Disorders': Is it normal or pathological to fear COVID-19 and its effects?

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As part of Mental Health Awareness Week we asked Professor Lisa Bortolotti her opinion.
Date:
Thursday 21 May 2020
Five books to read in times of crisis and contemplation

Five books to read in times of crisis and contemplation

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The University of Birmingham Philosophy Department shares 5 reading recommendations for times of crisis and contemplation.
Date:
Thursday 14 May 2020
Why we need more than 'following the science' to make the best decisions in the COVID-19 crisis

Why we need more than 'following the science' to make the best decisions in the COVID-19 crisis

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On the 25th April the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, put out a statement on Covid19, and the basics of democratic governance.
Date:
Thursday 30 April 2020
Contractualism

Contractualism

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Dr Jussi Suikkanen's new book Contractualism is published by Cambridge University Press on 27th of April 2020.
Date:
Tuesday 28 April 2020
Funding success for Professor Lisa Bortolotti

Funding success for Professor Lisa Bortolotti

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Professor Bortolotti will be co-investigator in a one-year project entitled, "Agency, Social Identity & Justice in Mental Health: A Collaboration with Young People, Clinicians & Academics"
Date:
Friday 6 March 2020
Time Travel: Probability and Impossibility

Time Travel: Probability and Impossibility

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Dr Nikk Effingham's new book published by Oxford University Press.
Date:
Wednesday 19 February 2020
The Nature of Contingency

The Nature of Contingency

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Professor Alastair Wilson's new book on quantum metaphysics published by Oxford University Press.
Date:
Wednesday 12 February 2020
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