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Read more at: Dr Sophia Dandelet awarded a 12-month Mind Association Research Fellowship

Dr Sophia Dandelet awarded a 12-month Mind Association Research Fellowship

10 June 2024

Dr Sophia Dandelet has been awarded a 12-month Mind Association Research Fellowship for her project "Epistemic Norms, Moral Communities, and Political Liberalism" to be held during the 2024-25 academic year. Congratulations, Sophia!


Read more at: Lia Nordmann has received Newnham's Wood-Whistler Scholarship 2023-24 for her paper "Disability and Teleology: Aristotelian Problems in Korsgaard's Kantian Animal Ethics

Lia Nordmann has received Newnham's Wood-Whistler Scholarship 2023-24 for her paper "Disability and Teleology: Aristotelian Problems in Korsgaard's Kantian Animal Ethics

22 May 2024

Lia Nordmann has been chosen to receive Newnham's Wood-Whistler Scholarship 2023-24 for her work submitted: "Disability and Teleology: Aristotelian Problems in Korsgaard's Kantian Animal Ethics", which the assessors deemed to be an excellent piece of work. Lia will receive a medal and a £3,000 scholarship.


Read more at: Professor Rae Langton elected to the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Bavarian Academy of Sciences)

Professor Rae Langton elected to the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Bavarian Academy of Sciences)

16 May 2024

Professor Rae Langton has just been elected to the Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Bavarian Academy of Sciences), as a corresponding member. She will be formally admitted in Munich on May 17th 2024. Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften | BAdW


Read more at: Philosophy of Art and Aesthetic Normativity, Annual Conference of the Society for German Idealism and Romanticism, Cambridge 10-11th May 2024

Philosophy of Art and Aesthetic Normativity, Annual Conference of the Society for German Idealism and Romanticism, Cambridge 10-11th May 2024

6 May 2024

The Society for German Idealism and Romanticism is holding its Annual Conference on Philosophy of Art and Aesthetic Normativity at St. John’s College, Lightfoot Room, 10-11th May 2024. For the conference programme and to register please go here: https://www.thesgir.org/2024-sgir-conferences-and-sessions.html


Read more at:  Jonathan Bennett (1930–2024)

 Jonathan Bennett (1930–2024)

19 April 2024

The Faculty of Philosophy was saddened to hear of the death of Jonathan Bennett (1930–2024), who was lecturer in the Faculty from 1956 to 1968. Simon Blackburn has provided this appreciation of Jonathan and his work: As a Trinity student in the 1960s I was supervised by Casimir Lewy, for whom I had unbounded respect. But...


Read more at: Prof Clare Chambers has published a new book titled Freedom & Equality: Essays in Liberalism and Feminism

Prof Clare Chambers has published a new book titled Freedom & Equality: Essays in Liberalism and Feminism

11 April 2024

Should the state recognise gender? Can a liberal state discourage traditional family structures? Is women's sport compatible with equality of opportunity? Should feminists defend women's freedom to choose cosmetic surgery? Is genital cutting always wrong, or is it only wrong for girls? Freedom and Equality: Essays in...


Read more at: Michael Tanner (1935-2024)

Michael Tanner (1935-2024)

5 April 2024

The Faculty of Philosophy is saddened to report that Michael Tanner died on Wednesday, 3 April. Michael had been a member of the Faculty for all his adult life, first as an undergraduate on the Moral Sciences Tripos from 1955, taking firsts at Part I and at Part II, and from 1961 as Assistant Lecturer and as Lecturer from...


Read more at: The Faculty of Philosophy is looking forward to welcoming Jo Farmer as the new Faculty Manager from June 2024.

The Faculty of Philosophy is looking forward to welcoming Jo Farmer as the new Faculty Manager from June 2024.

22 March 2024

The Faculty of Philosophy is looking forward to welcoming Jo Farmer as the new Faculty Manager from June 2024. Jo is currently the University’s Language Centre Administrator. She has been supporting the Faculty on a part-time basis over the last months and we are delighted that she will join us full-time from June.


Read more at: The Faculty of Philosophy is delighted to announce that Dr Owen Griffiths will be joining the Faculty in September 2024 as Assistant Professor in Philosophy.

The Faculty of Philosophy is delighted to announce that Dr Owen Griffiths will be joining the Faculty in September 2024 as Assistant Professor in Philosophy.

22 March 2024

The Faculty of Philosophy is delighted to announce that Dr Owen Griffiths will be joining the Faculty in September 2024 as Assistant Professor in Philosophy. Owen is currently an Associate Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy at UCL and a By-Fellow in Philosophy at Churchill College, Cambridge. He has previously held...


Read more at: Statement regarding recent blog post by Dr. Nathan Cofnas

Statement regarding recent blog post by Dr. Nathan Cofnas

29 February 2024

The Faculty of Philosophy is aware of a recent blog post by Dr. Nathan Cofnas and the negative impact that it is having on some of our students. The Faculty recognises the importance of upholding academic freedom and freedom of speech within the law, but remains resolutely committed to eliminating racism and unlawful...