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News from the Department of Philosophy at the University of Reading

‘Justification: Insights from Corpora’

Congratulations to Dr Jumbly Grindrod on his University Research Output Prize for his article ‘Justification: Insights from Corpora’. You can read about Jumbly’s research here. Oh, and congratulations by the way on Jumbly’s additional award of a University Research Fellowship for 2023-24! 👏🏻👏🏻  

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Chancellor’s Awards 2017: Amy Hodgman, BA Philosophy

The University of Reading Chancellor’s Awards are presented to our brightest and best students from across the University’s broad range of academic disciplines. We spoke to one of the Department’s winners, Amy Hodgman, about why she chose to study Philosophy, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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Reading University International Research Scholarships

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

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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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