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

24 February 2021

Anna Persig awarded PhD

Anna Persig, an M4C scholarship holder, has been awarded a doctorate for her thesis on "The Vulgate text of the Catholic Epistles: Its Language, Origin and Relationship with the Vetus Latina."

17 February 2021

Philosophy PhD focus: Lucy Prior on anxiety

Lucy Prior discusses the distinction between anxiety as a universally experienced normal emotion and as a clinical problem, arguing that medicalising anxiety could impact on the agency of young people.

10 February 2021

Science and social stereotypes

To mark the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Carissa Sharp and Stephen H. Jones explore the reasons why initiatives in this area are needed and consider their current limitations.

03 February 2021

Jaspers Award: PhD student success

Joseph Houlders, supervised by Lisa Bortolotti and Matthew Broome, received an Honourable Mention for the prestigious Jaspers Award issued by the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry.

03 February 2021

Archive of Neville Birdsall now available

Twenty-one unpublished academic papers by Professor J. Neville Birdsall have now been released in the University of Birmingham ePapers repository.

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