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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...


Read more at: Trusting Banks project: PhD studentship 2014–18

Trusting Banks project: PhD studentship 2014–18

12 December 2013

Trusting Banks project: PhD studentship 2014–18 Universities of Cambridge and Groningen Trusting Banks is a collaborative research project in applied ethics and epistemology between the Universities of Cambridge and Groningen, sponsored by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The project is led by...


Read more at: Judith Jarvis Thomson's talk 'Rights and Wrongs' at the Moral Sciences Club

Judith Jarvis Thomson's talk 'Rights and Wrongs' at the Moral Sciences Club

12 November 2013

Listen to the talk ' Rights and Wrongs ' given by Judith Jarvis Thomson (MIT) at the Moral Sciences Club on 15 October 2013 .


Read more at: Professor Rae Langton was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on 12th October 2013

Professor Rae Langton was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on 12th October 2013

10 October 2013

Professor Rae Langton's induction into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on October 12th 2013


Read more at: Onora O'Neill's talk on trust has been selected for the TED website

Onora O'Neill's talk on trust has been selected for the TED website

26 September 2013

Emeritus Professor Onora O'Neill's talk: " What we don't understand ab out trust ", which she gave at the TEDx conference earlier this year, has now been repromoted on a selected TED website. TED conferences bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (...


Read more at: Rae Langton talks about women in philosophy, in the New York Times

Rae Langton talks about women in philosophy, in the New York Times

9 September 2013

Rae Langton talks about women in philosophy, in the New York Times


Read more at: Congratulations to Prof Huw Price: 'Causation, Chance, and the Rational Significance of Supernatural Evidence' selected as one of 10 best papers of 2012 by Philosophers' Annual

Congratulations to Prof Huw Price: 'Causation, Chance, and the Rational Significance of Supernatural Evidence' selected as one of 10 best papers of 2012 by Philosophers' Annual

2 September 2013

Congratulations to Prof Huw Price, whose paper ' Causation, Chance, and the Rational Significance of Supernatural Evidence ' has been selected as one of the 10 best papers of 2012 by the Philosophers' Annual