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Events at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Reading

International Women’s Day – Eva Van Herel

We continue to celebrate #InternationalWomensDay by speaking with Eva Van Herel, Executive Support Administrator for the School of Humanities. Join in the conversation using  #UoRWomen. Area of work Executive Support Administrator at the School of Humanities. How did you get into … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – Professor Emma Borg

Today is #InternationalWomensDay. To celebrate we are speaking to Professor of Philosophy, Emma Borg about her work in the philosophy of mind, language and pain. Join in the conversation using #UoRWomen. Research/teaching specialisation Philosophy of mind and language – in … Continue reading

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Two conferences! REAPP and Ratio

We are delighted to announce the first Reading Ethics and Political Philosophy Graduate/Early Careers Conference on 12th-13th June. Confirmed keynote speakers are Sarah Fine (KCL), Zofia Stemplowska (Oxford), and Fiona Woollard (Southampton). Please do consider attending, submitting an abstract or … Continue reading

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AHRC Pervasive Context Conference, 25-26 June

We are delighted to say that registration for the conference is now open. You can find more details and abstracts here. This conference is part of the AHRC Pervasive Context Project: https://www.reading.ac.uk/pervasive-context/ This project aims to create an international network … Continue reading

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Departmental News Update

It’s been a busy term so far for the philosophy department! Here is some of our recent news: James Andow is headed to the 1st Experimental Philosophy Germany conference at the end of November to present some experimental results concerning … Continue reading

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Second Southampton and Reading Joint MA Masterclass and SWW DTP Information Session

Wednesday 4th November, 13:00-17:30 University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, Palmer Building G01 Speakers: Philip Stratton-Lake (Reading) and Alex Gregory (Southampton) There will be an information session on AHRC applications and PhD study in general. Staff will be available throughout the … Continue reading

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Autumn 2015 Speaker Calendar

We have a packed programme of talks this term! All staff and students are welcome to all events. Updated 29 September. Please email luke.elson@reading.ac.uk with any questions. Week 1 Debate: Luke Elson and Philip Stratton-Lake, Must all Reasons Stem from … Continue reading

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John Preston at the Philosophy Summer School in China

This Summer, Professor John Preston was Director of the Philosophy Summer School in China, which this year was on Philosophy of Science, and took place at Huaqiao University, in Xiamen, China. The three other members of staff were Prof. Ashley … Continue reading

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Podcasts by Hooker and Oderberg

After publishing articles in the Journal of Practical Ethics, Reading’s Professors Brad Hooker and David Oderberg recently gave informal interviews about the content of their papers. Brad’s paper is about The Elements of Well-Being, and David’s is about The Morality … Continue reading

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WITTGENSTEIN Forum Autumn 2014

Wittgenstein Forum Seminars take place on Tuesdays (weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10) at 4-6 p.m., in Palmer 105. All staff and students are welcome to attend. Autumn Term 2014 Week 2: 7th October:     Harry Tomany (Toronto & Reading): … Continue reading

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