News in Philosophy

The ethics of beauty on Fat Mascara podcast

The ethics of beauty on Fat Mascara podcast

Description
Why has beauty become so important to our society? Is looks-based discrimination, or lookism, as bad as sexism or racism? Why do beauty and wellness companies use moral language to sell products?
Date:
Friday 10 September 2021
Our postgraduate students on Delusion and Exceptionalism

Our postgraduate students on Delusion and Exceptionalism

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Postgraduates working with Professor Lisa Bortolotti on Delusion and Exceptionalism have new papers in open access journals
Date:
Tuesday 24 August 2021
Just published - The Many and the One: A Philosophical Study of Plural Logic

Just published - The Many and the One: A Philosophical Study of Plural Logic

Description
New open-access monograph by Salvatore Florio and Øystein Linnebo now available from Oxford University Press
Date:
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Philosophy recommends!

Philosophy recommends!

Description
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:
Thursday 8 July 2021

Global Philosophy of Religion Conference

Description
PhD Philosophy postgraduate Han Chang, discusses her recent experience of assisting at the recent Global Philosophy conference
Date:
Thursday 1 July 2021
Birmingham graduates awarded prestigious research awards

Birmingham graduates awarded prestigious research awards

Description
Valeria Motta, who works on loneliness and solitude, got a Society for Applied Philosophy post-doctoral grant; Federico Bongiorno, who works on delusion formation, got an Analysis Trust and Mind Association studentship.
Date:
Friday 25 June 2021
New Textbook in the Philosophy of Psychology

New Textbook in the Philosophy of Psychology

Description
This textbook explores the ways in which the interaction and collaboration between psychologists and philosophers contribute to a better understanding of the human mind, cognition, and behaviour.
Date:
Tuesday 11 May 2021
PhD blog posts on delusions research

PhD blog posts on delusions research

Description
Three of our PhD students have recently blogged about their research on delusions and their posts have attracted several hundreds of unique views
Date:
Tuesday 13 April 2021
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