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Research at Reading Philosophy.

Spring Research News

Here’s our periodic update on what some of the staff in the department have been up to, research-wise! James Andow has recently published ‘Lay intuitions about epistemic normativity’ in Synthese, ‘Intuition-talk: Virus or Virtue?’ in Philosophia, ‘A Partial Defence of … 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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Research News September 2016

Reading philosophy staff have had a busy Summer and start to the new academic year! Here is a snapshot of their activities. James Andow presented his research at the European Society for Aesthetics conference in Barcelona, the International Association for … 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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Julia Mosquera at the British Society for Ethical Theory

Reading PhD student Julia Mosquera, who is writing a thesis on ethics and disability, has had her submission to this summer’s British Society for Ethical Theory (BSET) conference accepted for presentation and subsequent publication in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. … Continue reading

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Christmas Update

As Christmas approaches, Reading philosophy staff continue to be busy! Here are some snippets of recent and forthcoming activity. Dr James Andow has presented his research in Keele and Bochum (Germany) and working on revisions for a number of papers.  This includes”Zebras, Intransigence & … Continue reading

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Reading-China Collaboration in Philosophy

The AHRC Pervasive Context network is just one of many recent collaborations between Reading University’s Philosophy Department and colleagues in China, including joint research work between Nat Hansen and Jing Zhu at Sun Yat-sen University, and collaboration between Emma and … 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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