Author Archives: Department of Philosophy

Beyond a Philosophy Degree

Here’s a quick profile of one of the department’s graduates who go in touch to let us know how studying philosophy with us has influenced her subsequent career. I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and studied my Masters at the School of Psychotherapy … Continue reading

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Studying Abroad in Ottawa with Reading Philosophy

  Lawrence Rickard is a Reading BA philosophy student, and is studying abroad at the University of Ottawa for Autumn/Fall 2015. When I discovered I had the opportunity to study at uOttawa and be in the capital of Canada I … 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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Philosophy in Schools in Reading

Exciting developments in bringing philosophy to Reading schools!  ‘Philosophy at Reading’ or ‘PaR’ is a new outreach programme in which students from the department are going out into a number of schools in Reading. This term they’ve been running sessions … Continue reading

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China Scholarship Council Studentships 2016

The University of Reading is delighted to offer two scholarships for PhD study at Reading, offering joint funding alongside the China Scholarship Council (CSC). The scholarships will be available to two selected candidates who are successful in securing China Scholarship … Continue reading

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Reading University International Research Scholarships

Seven PhD studentships for Non-EU students. Now Open for Applications! Deadline 29 January 2016.

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PhD Studentships at Reading: SWW Doctoral Training Partnership, 2016

PhD studentships in Philosophy at the University of Reading. The South, West & Wales Doctoral Training Partnership is delighted to offer up to 56 Arts and Humanities Research Council studentships for entry in September 2016. The awards will be made … Continue reading

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International Research Studentships 2016

The University competition for International Research Studentships 2016 is now open. Come and do a PhD in Philosophy at Reading! Further details here.

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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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Enhancement Week next week

We have a packed schedule for next week’s Enhancement Week! Many of these sessions are a chance to explore interesting areas of philosophy, or to discuss more practical matters (such as careers and postgraduate funding), so please do come along. … Continue reading

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