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Read more at: Rae Langton will give the Hägerström Lectures at Uppsala University, Sweden

Rae Langton will give the Hägerström Lectures at Uppsala University, Sweden

23 November 2015

Professor Rae Langton will give the Hägerström Lectures 2015 at Uppsala Univerity in Sweden. This prestigious lecture series began in 1970. An internationally known philosopher is invited for a week to give five lectures with a common theme. Prof. Langton's lectures are entitled 'Accomodating injustice'. They will examine...


Read more at: Rae Langton gave the 2015 Bentham lecture at UCL

Rae Langton gave the 2015 Bentham lecture at UCL

10 November 2015

Professor Rae Langton gave the 2015 Bentham Lecture on 'Feminism and Humanism' at UCL on Wednesday 11 November. Abstract: At the core of ethics is a kind of humanism, according to Kant’s ‘principle of humanity’. We are never to treat each other as mere tools, or objects, or machines, but always as full human beings...


Read more at: Festival of Ideas Perceptions film

Festival of Ideas Perceptions film

9 October 2015

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas has created a short promotional film called Perceptions to publicise this year's Festival. For further information about the festival see their Features web page. Also see Philosophy current events page for further information about our Festival of Ideas events.


Read more at: Onora O’Neill awarded International Kant Prize

Onora O’Neill awarded International Kant Prize

5 October 2015

Onora O’Neill was awarded the prestigious International Kant Prize, awarded by the Kant-Gesellschaft and the Fritz-Thyssen-Stiftung in a ceremony at the 12th International Kant Congress in Vienna. Further information is available here .


Read more at: Rae Langton on questioning prejudice, at the Festival of Ideas

Rae Langton on questioning prejudice, at the Festival of Ideas

28 September 2015

Rae Langton on questioning prejudice, at the Festival of Ideas. For further details about the event click here .


Read more at: Clare Chambers is a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on Cosmetic Procedures

Clare Chambers is a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on Cosmetic Procedures

22 September 2015

Clare Chambers is a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics Working Party on Cosmetic Procedures. For further details click here .


Read more at: New Directions in the Study of the Mind invites applications for funding

New Directions in the Study of the Mind invites applications for funding

9 July 2015

New Directions in the Study of the Mind invites applications for funding, for further details click here .


Read more at: Clare Chambers and other philosophers on the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling at Daily Nous

Clare Chambers and other philosophers on the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling at Daily Nous

30 June 2015

On Friday, June 26th 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges , holding that the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees the recognition and provision of same-sex marriage. Dr Clare Chambers was one of several philosophers to contribute some brief...


Read more at: Tim Crane has been awarded the Italian Society for Neuroethics 2015 Prize in Philosophy, at Padua University, Italy

Tim Crane has been awarded the Italian Society for Neuroethics 2015 Prize in Philosophy, at Padua University, Italy

19 May 2015

Prof Tim Crane has been awarded the annual Prize of the Italian Society for Neuroethics, for contributions to the dialogue between philosophy and the sciences of the mind.


Read more at: 2015 Newsletter of the Faculty of Philosophy now available

2015 Newsletter of the Faculty of Philosophy now available

8 May 2015

The 2015 Newsletter of the Faculty of Philosophy is now available here .