News in Philosophy

Re-evaluating the credibility of eyewitness testimony - new output from Project PERFECT

Re-evaluating the credibility of eyewitness testimony - new output from Project PERFECT

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New open access journal article by Dr Katherine Puddifoot (Philosophy) about eyewitness testimony, the 'misinformation effect', and credibility - published in Episteme.
Date:
Friday 11 January 2019
Call for Papers - Bodies and Embodiment

Call for Papers - Bodies and Embodiment

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The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics welcomes abstract submissions addressing the conference theme and subthemes, as well as abstract submissions on a wide range of topics within global ethics.
Date:
Monday 7 January 2019
The 19 best books of 2018

The 19 best books of 2018

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Heather Widdows' 'Perfect Me' included in The Atlantic list.
Date:
Monday 7 January 2019
Dr Salvatore Florio has been appointed as an editor of the Review of Symbolic Logic

Dr Salvatore Florio has been appointed as an editor of the Review of Symbolic Logic

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Dr Salvatore Florio has been appointed as an editor of the Review of Symbolic Logic, a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Cambridge University Press.
Date:
Thursday 3 January 2019
University staff recognised in New Year Honours

University staff recognised in New Year Honours

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Staff from across the University of Birmingham have been recognised in the 2019 New Year Honours.
Date:
Thursday 3 January 2019
Why we still believe in Christmas miracles … according to philosophy

Why we still believe in Christmas miracles … according to philosophy

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Professor Yujin Nagasawa writes for The Conversation
Date:
Friday 21 December 2018
Yujin Nagasawa appointed as the editor of Religious Studies

Yujin Nagasawa appointed as the editor of Religious Studies

Description
Religious Studies is one of the oldest and most prestigious journals in the philosophy of religion.
Date:
Monday 17 December 2018
Confabulation, explanation, and the pursuit of resonant meaning

Confabulation, explanation, and the pursuit of resonant meaning

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New open access article by Dr Sophie Stammers in the journal Topoi on memory errors in the clinical and non-clinical populations. The output comes from Project PERFECT, an ERC-funded research project, led by Professor Lisa Bortolotti in the Department of Philosophy.
Date:
Tuesday 11 December 2018
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