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Events at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Reading

What Is Wrong With Slavery?

Wednesday 16 October 2013 8.00 – 9.30pm – Palmer Building, Whiteknights Campus, Reading University Professor David Owens Department of Philosophy Since the dawn of civilisation most human societies have allowed one adult human being to own another. We now think … Continue reading

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Reading Center for Ethics and Political Philosophy

REAPP Launch Event Date of Event 7th December 2013 – 10:30-18:30 Palmer Building G10 & Foyer On 7 December we will be launching ‘Reading Ethics and Political Philosophy’ (REAPP) with a one-day conference on the theme ‘Institutions and Individuals’. We … Continue reading

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Speakers Programme Autumn 2013

Tuesdays 2-4pm. Including meetings of the Philosophy Society, Work in Progress Seminar, and Research Seminar. Details here: Speakers Programme Autumn 2013.

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Staff-Student Reading Group, autumn term 2013

Prof. David Oderberg is organizing the autumn term Staff-Student Reading Group, meeting on Thursdays at 1pm in HumSS G10. The book this term is A. Marmodoro (ed.) The Metaphysics of Powers: Their Grounding and Their Manifestations (Routledge, 2010).

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Inaugural CCR conference

The Centre for Cognition Research at Reading will host an inaugural conference on “Semantics and Science: What Can Experimental Work Tell Us about Meaning?”, 21st-22nd March 2014. Speakers will be as follows: Prof. Richard Breheny (UCL, Linguistics) Prof. John Collins … Continue reading

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WITTGENSTEIN FORUM Programme Autumn 2013

Wittgenstein Forum Seminars take place on Tuesdays (weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10) at 4-6 p.m., in HumSS G57. All staff and students are welcome to attend.   Autumn Term 2013   Week 2:  15th October: Roger Teichmann (Oxford): The … Continue reading

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Philosophy Open Days

The Philosophy Department welcomes students interested in Studying at Reading to the University’s Open Days on June 21st, June 22nd, September 21st and October 26th. Come along and meet staff and students in the Foyer of the Humanities Building. Listen to talks … Continue reading

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Philosophy Day

Tuesday 11th June 2013 AMS Lecture Theatre, Knight Building Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading 12 – 1 – Faculty Talk: Alex Gregory – ‘The Organ Lottery’ 1-1.30 – Sandwich Lunch (provided) 1.30-2.30 – Philosophical Pictionary 2.30-3.30 – Roundtable on ‘Words, … Continue reading

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CCR Talk: Andrew Glennerster and James Stazicker on ‘Could the mechanisms that underlie motor control be responsible for perception?’

         Serious interdisciplinarity.  

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Grad Class/CCR Summer Seminar Series

Emma Borg, Nat Hansen and James Stazicker will be running a graduate reading class on Thursday afternoons in the Summer term, looking at some recent work at the interface of philosophy and cognitive science. Everyone is welcome to attend any … Continue reading

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