School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

The School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion includes the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Theology and Religion. It offers a variety of forward-thinking undergraduate and postgraduate study opportunities. It is home to a dynamic and friendly community of staff and students, pursuing original research on a wide range of topics.

 

PTR NEWS

25 June 2021

Birmingham graduates awarded prestigious research awards

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.

31 May 2021

CATENA catalogue and database published

Dr Georgi Parpulov has published the first-ever catalogue of Greek New Testament catena manuscripts on behalf of the ERC-funded CATENA project. The underlying data has also been released in an online database.

11 May 2021

New Textbook in the Philosophy of Psychology

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.

26 April 2021

Dr Sigvard von Sicard

The Department mourns the passing of Dr Sigvard von Sicard, a pioneer in Christian-Muslim relations.

13 April 2021

PhD blog posts on delusions research

Three of our PhD students have recently blogged about their research on delusions and their posts have attracted several hundreds of unique views

30 March 2021

Why everyone should take a Philosophy class

Amelia Bailey is an undergraduate BA Philosophy student at the University. Amelia tells us what she loves about studying philosophy and why everyone should study the subject at least once.

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