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HowTheLightGetsIn Global 2020

HowTheLightGetsIn Global 2020

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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
Lisa Bortolotti interviewed by New Books in Philosophy podcast

Lisa Bortolotti interviewed by New Books in Philosophy podcast

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Professor Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt University) interviewed Lisa Bortolotti on her new book, The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs for the New Books in Philosophy Series of the New Books Network
Date:
Friday 4 September 2020

Third International Philosophy and Meaning in Life Conference 21-23 July 2020

Description
The annual conference series on Philosophy and Meaning in Life was launched at Hokkaido University in Japan in 2018
Date:
Friday 21 August 2020
Blindsight: a strange neurological condition that could help explain consciousness

Blindsight: a strange neurological condition that could help explain consciousness

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Imagine being completely blind but still being able to see. Does that sound impossible? Dr Henry Thomas writes for The Conversation exploring Blindsight.
Date:
Thursday 6 August 2020
The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs

The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs

Description
Virtual launch for Lisa Bortolotti's book published by Oxford University Press.
Date:
Tuesday 30 June 2020
£2.15 million global research to look into fundamental issues concerning religious concepts and beliefs

£2.15 million global research to look into fundamental issues concerning religious concepts and beliefs

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£2.15 million from the John Templeton Foundation and the Dynamic Investment Fund (DIF) will look into global research concerning religious concepts and beliefs.
Date:
Monday 29 June 2020
Learning from home

Learning from home

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Within the College of Arts and Law, staff and students have adapted to a new way of working, with teaching and studying taking place at home through a variety of virtual platforms.
Date:
Friday 19 June 2020
Dr Katie Robertson awarded Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Dr Katie Robertson awarded Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Description
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.
Date:
Monday 8 June 2020
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