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We are delighted to announce the first Reading Ethics and Political Philosophy Graduate/Early Careers Conference on 12th-13th June. Confirmed keynote speakers are Sarah Fine (KCL), Zofia Stemplowska (Oxford), and Fiona Woollard (Southampton). Please do consider attending, submitting an abstract or … Continue reading
Department of Philosophy, University of Reading Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 2016-17 The Department of Philosophy at Reading is part of the thriving School of Humanities, which has a strong interdisciplinary tradition and attracts large numbers of undergraduate and graduate students from the … Continue reading
Reading philosophy staff have had a busy Summer and start to the new academic year! Here is a snapshot of their activities. James Andow presented his research at the European Society for Aesthetics conference in Barcelona, the International Association for … Continue reading
Dr Miguel Sebastián, from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, is visiting the Philosophy Department as part of his project about perceptual discrimination with Dr James Stazicker, funded by a British Academy Newton Mobility grant. Last week Miguel gave a … Continue reading
We are delighted to say that registration for the conference is now open. You can find more details and abstracts here. This conference is part of the AHRC Pervasive Context Project: https://www.reading.ac.uk/pervasive-context/ This project aims to create an international network … Continue reading
This week, many module convenors will be holding additional office hours to offer students verbal feedback on their recent essays, as the next round of deadlines approaches. Here are some of the times: Tuesday March 08 James Andow: 1-3 Luke … Continue reading
We are delighted to announce the first issue of Reading’s own undergraduate philosophy journal! You can read it here. Congratulations to all involved.
Keira graduated from the department about 10 years ago and recently came back to talk to our current students about careers. For that event, we asked Keira for a short blurb about her career. Here’s what she said: From Philosophy Conferences … Continue reading
Reading PhD student Julia Mosquera, who is writing a thesis on ethics and disability, has had her submission to this summer’s British Society for Ethical Theory (BSET) conference accepted for presentation and subsequent publication in Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. … Continue reading
Here’s a quick profile of one of the department’s graduates who go in touch to let us know how studying philosophy with us has influenced her subsequent career. I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and studied my Masters at the School of Psychotherapy … Continue reading