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The National Student Survey results for 2022

The 2022 National Student Survey results are out and we achieved a 95% satisfaction score for BA Philosophy! Congratulations to the Department and thank you to all our students for their positive and constructive feedback. http://www.reading.ac.uk/philosophy 

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Ethical Reading Essay Competition

  Congratulations to Daisy Theophilus (Finalist, BA Ethics, Value and Philosophy) on winning the Ethical Reading Essay Competition, with an excellent essay on the ethics of sweatshops. Daisy was awarded £250 in the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Robert … Continue reading

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Is it wrong to steal from large corporations?

Is it wrong to steal from large corporations? Prof. Emma Borg debates the ethics in this new article in The Conversation.   https://theconversation.com/is-it-wrong-to-steal-from-large-corporations-a-philosopher-debates-the-ethics-182193

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Open Research Champions Programme

Congratulations to Sarra Bouabdeli (PhD student in Philosophy), who has been appointed by the University as an Open Research Champion. Open Research Champions are staff and students connected with research who volunteer a small amount of their time to promote … Continue reading

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International PhD Studentships, deadline 31 January 2019

http://www.reading.ac.uk/graduateschool/prospectivestudents/gs-internationalstudentships.aspx

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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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