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International PhD Studentships!

The University of Reading is offering international PhD studentships available to start in September 2024. We award these to highly qualified applicants for research within the areas of science, life sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, and within the Henley … Continue reading

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‘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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‘Is Prime Matter Energy?’

Prof. David S. Oderberg’s article ‘Is Prime Matter Energy?’, published in January 2022, has entered the list of the top ten most downloaded of all articles ever published in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy . The article is on open … Continue reading

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Ten Years after Lehman: Professor Emma Borg on the Financial Crisis

On Reading’s Connecting Research blog, Professor Emma Borg considers how we might avoid another financial crisis.

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Dr James Stazicker: connecting philosophy and science

James’ research into consciousness and sensory perception is crossing the boundaries between philosophy and science, and is discovering pressing questions for humankind around artificial intelligence. James teaches a first-year module on artificial intelligence at the University of Reading, which is … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day – Professor Emma Borg

Today is #InternationalWomensDay. To celebrate we are speaking to Professor of Philosophy, Emma Borg about her work in the philosophy of mind, language and pain. Join in the conversation using #UoRWomen. Research/teaching specialisation Philosophy of mind and language – in … 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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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: This project aims to create an international network … Continue reading

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