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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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Spring Term 2018 Visiting Speakers

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International PhD studentships: deadline 26 Jan.

The Department of Philosophy has been successful in the past with these highly competitive, university-wide PhD grants for international (non-EU) students. See here for further information.

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Autumn Term Visiting Speakers

Philosophy Department Speaker Series Autumn Term 2017 All talks are at 2-4pm. Thursday 28th September Chancellor’s Building, G12. Philosophy Society: Dr. Richard Rowland (ACU). ‘Skepticism about Blameworthiness: Normative not Metaphysical’ Thursday 5th October Miller Building, G05. Work in Progress Seminar. Dr. James Andow … Continue reading

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Philosophy Society visiting speaker: Dr Richard Rowland

Our first visiting speaker event this term is a meeting of the Philosophy Society, for a talk by Dr Richard Rowland (Australian Catholic University). Richard completed his PhD at Reading in 2013. Details below. All are welcome. 2-4pm on Thursday … Continue reading

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Department of Philosophy Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 2016-17

Department of Philosophy, University of Reading Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 2016-17 The Department of Philosophy at Reading is part of the thriving School of Humanities, which has a strong interdisciplinary tradition and attracts large numbers of undergraduate and graduate students from the … Continue reading

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Miguel Sebastián British Academy visit

Dr Miguel Sebastián, from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, is visiting the Philosophy Department as part of his project about perceptual discrimination with Dr James Stazicker, funded by a British Academy Newton Mobility grant. Last week Miguel gave a … Continue reading

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Get Feedback on your essays!

This week, many module convenors will be holding additional office hours to offer students verbal feedback on their recent essays, as the next round of deadlines approaches. Here are some of the times: Tuesday March 08 James Andow: 1-3 Luke … Continue reading

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Laterális: The University of Reading Undergraduate Philosophy Journal

We are delighted to announce the first issue of Reading’s own undergraduate philosophy journal! You can read it here. Congratulations to all involved.

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Beyond a Philosophy Degree 2

Keira graduated from the department about 10 years ago and recently came back to talk to our current students about careers.  For that event, we asked Keira for a short blurb about her career. Here’s what she said: From Philosophy Conferences … Continue reading

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