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Read more at: Deadline for early registration for the Joint Session is 31 May

Deadline for early registration for the Joint Session is 31 May

12 May 2014

Deadline for early registration for the Joint Session is 31 May


Read more at: Stephen Hawking, Max Tegmark and Stuart Russell – all members of the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk – join Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek in a call for more research on the possible risks of Artificial Intelligence

Stephen Hawking, Max Tegmark and Stuart Russell – all members of the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk – join Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek in a call for more research on the possible risks of Artificial Intelligence

6 May 2014

Stephen Hawking, Max Tegmark and Stuart Russell – all members of the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk – join Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek in a call for more research on the possible risks of Artificial Intelligence .


Read more at: Simon Blackburn and Huw Price at HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2014

Simon Blackburn and Huw Price at HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2014

16 April 2014

Simon Blackburn and Huw Price will giving talks at this year's HowTheLightGetsIn , the world's largest philosophy and music festival. The festival being held in Hay on Wye, Hereford will be holding various sessions including powerful talks and thought-provoking debates, for the full programme click here .


Read more at: Podcast of Rowan Williams’s talk at the Moral Sciences Club now available

Podcast of Rowan Williams’s talk at the Moral Sciences Club now available

10 April 2014

A podcast of the Rowan Williams’s talk at the Moral Sciences Club entitled Feeling For Others: Is Empathy the Answer to Ethical Problems? is now available.


Read more at: Michael Potter discusses language and the world with John Searle and Hilary Lawson

Michael Potter discusses language and the world with John Searle and Hilary Lawson

9 April 2014

Michael Potter discusses language and the world with John Searle and Hilary Lawson. See the video of the debate entitled The Limits of My World .


Read more at: Rae Langton selected as one of the candidates for Prospect magazine’s competition for the world’s most important thinker of 2014

Rae Langton selected as one of the candidates for Prospect magazine’s competition for the world’s most important thinker of 2014

7 April 2014

Professor Rae Langton has been selected as one of the candidates for Prospect magazine’s competition for the world’s most important thinker of 2014. Credit was given to the influence of the candidates work over the past 12 months and their continuing significance to this year’s biggest questions. The list contains 17...


Read more at: Dr Tom Dougherty has been appointed as a Lecturer in the Faculty from August 2014

Dr Tom Dougherty has been appointed as a Lecturer in the Faculty from August 2014

25 March 2014

We are delighted to announce that Dr Tom Dougherty, currently at the University of Sydney, will be joining the Faculty in August 2014. Tom works mostly in ethics and political philosophy, and he will be adding to our strengths in those subjects. Before he went to Sydney, Tom did his PhD at MIT. His web page is here .


Read more at: Joint Session 2014 Registration now open

Joint Session 2014 Registration now open

24 March 2014

Registration for the Joint Session 2014 is now open.


Read more at: British Society of Aesthetics lecture series to be held in Cambridge

British Society of Aesthetics lecture series to be held in Cambridge

14 February 2014

British Society of Aesthetics lecture series to be held in Cambridge. For further details see: http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/philosophy/bsa-lectures.shtml


Read more at: Professor Onora O'Neill was made a Companion of Honour in the 2014 New Year Honours List

Professor Onora O'Neill was made a Companion of Honour in the 2014 New Year Honours List

7 January 2014

Baroness Onora O'Neill of Bengarve, Professor Emeritus and former principal of Newnham College, has been made a Companion of Honour (CH) for her services to Philosophy and Public Policy. Widely recognised as one of Britain's leading moral and political philosophers, her research has focussed particularly on questions of...