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Read more at: Virtual Open Days on 2 and 3 July 2020: information and how to book your free place

Virtual Open Days on 2 and 3 July 2020: information and how to book your free place

30 June 2020

For information about the Virtual Open Days on 2 and 3 July 2020 and to book your free place visit: www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/events/cambridge-open-days


Read more at: Clare Chambers on BBC Radio’s Rethink

Clare Chambers on BBC Radio’s Rethink

25 June 2020

Dr Chambers features in an episode of the BBC Radio series Rethink, a series of essays and discussions across BBC Radio 4, 5 Live and the World Service that looks at how the world might change after the coronavirus pandemic. Clare Chambers considers how our relationship with our bodies, and our appearance has been affected...


Read more at: With great sadness we announce the death of Prof. Hugh Mellor 1938-2020

With great sadness we announce the death of Prof. Hugh Mellor 1938-2020

22 June 2020

With great sadness we announce the death of Prof. Hugh Mellor 1938-2020, who passed away at Addenbrookes Sunday 21st June, from complications arising from lymphoma. Prof. Mellor contributed with the greatest distinction to many fields, including Metaphysics and Probability Theory, and has had a long and close association...


Read more at: Flickering Shadows: Huw Price launches a new series of online essays about a 1973 discussion about Truth between the Oxford philosophers P F Strawson and Gareth Evans

Flickering Shadows: Huw Price launches a new series of online essays about a 1973 discussion about Truth between the Oxford philosophers P F Strawson and Gareth Evans

8 June 2020

Flickering Shadows: Huw Price launches a new series of online essays about a 1973 discussion about Truth between the Oxford philosophers P F Strawson and Gareth Evans : https://316am.site123.me/articles/.c/flickering-shadows-truth-in-16mm


Read more at: James Hutton, former PhD student at the Faculty of Philosophy, wins Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship 2020

James Hutton, former PhD student at the Faculty of Philosophy, wins Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship 2020

25 May 2020

James Hutton, former PhD student at the Faculty of Philosophy, wins Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship 2020.


Read more at: Four new Philosophy Gates Cambridge scholars 2020

Four new Philosophy Gates Cambridge scholars 2020

18 April 2020

Four new Philosophy Gates Cambridge scholars 2020: Ronja Griep PhD Sarah Hirschfield MPhil Alexander Hutterer PhD Robin Wisse PhD More details about the full class of 2020 scholars are available at https://www.gatescambridge.org/our-scholars/new-scholars For more information about the Gates Cambridge Scholarship see https...


Read more at: Dr Chambers appointed to Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Dr Chambers appointed to Nuffield Council on Bioethics

23 March 2020

Dr Clare Chambers has been appointed as a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, an independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine. It was established by the Trustees of the Nuffield Foundation in 1991, and since 1994 it has been funded jointly by the Foundation, Wellcome and the...


Read more at: Alexander Bird has been elected to the Bertrand Russell Professorship, from 1 October 2020

Alexander Bird has been elected to the Bertrand Russell Professorship, from 1 October 2020

18 February 2020

The Faculty of Philosophy is delighted to announce that Prof. Alexander Bird has been elected to the Bertrand Russell Professorship of Philosophy, and will take up this role on 1st of October 2020. He will join the Faculty earlier, on 1st of July 2020, as Director of Research (part-time). Prof. Bird is currently the Peter...


Read more at: Rae Langton spoke at Great St Mary's, 11.15 am Sunday 23 February

Rae Langton spoke at Great St Mary's, 11.15 am Sunday 23 February

17 February 2020

Prof. Rae Langton gave a Hulsean Sermon at Great St Mary’s at 11.15 a.m. on Sunday 23 February, on "Enlightenment and Empowerment in a 'Post-Truth’ World" http://www.gsm.cam.ac.uk/chaplaincy/university-sermons/ All are welcome and there will be a wine reception afterwards. Members of the University attending should wear...


Read more at: Sahanika Ratnayake has received an honorable mention for the 2020 Jaspers Award by the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry

Sahanika Ratnayake has received an honorable mention for the 2020 Jaspers Award by the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry

29 January 2020

Sahanika Ratnayake has received an honorable mention for the 2020 Jaspers Award by the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry. Her paper is entitled, “It's Been Utility All Along: An Alternate Understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and The Depressive Realism Hypothesis” For further information...