Seminars and Lectures

Getting Better: How Philosophy Can Help Things Improve – Prof Graham Parkes (Seminar, Durham Philosophy Department, 6 August 2012)

Readers of this blog are warmly invited to a talk by Professor Graham Parkes (UC Cork), entitled ‘Getting Better: How Philosophy Can Help Things Improve‘, hosted by the Applied Phenomenology Research Group, on Monday 6th August, 10.30am, in room 005, 48/49 Old Elvet. Abstract: ‘Our personal lives are full of things we Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

‘Embracing Vulnerability: Reflections on Healing and Incurable Illness’ Prof S. Kay Toombs (Public Lecture, Bristol, 22 May 2012)

Royal Institute of Philosophy & UWE Applied Philosophy Research Group presents: Prof S. Kay Toombs (Baylor University) ‘Embracing Vulnerability: Reflections on Healing and Incurable Illness’ Date: Tuesday 22 May 2012 Venue: Waterside 3, The Watershed, 1 Canon’s Way, City Centre, Bristol Time: 18:00-19:30 Cost: Free Register via email to Havi Read more…

Call for Papers

CFP – Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns, Helsinki, April 2012

Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns An International Symposium hosted by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki Date: 10.–12.4.2012 Deadline: 1.12.2011 This international and interdisciplinary symposium addresses how cultural, medical and political understandings of the self are shifting and changing in contemporary societies. Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

The Self – Royal Institute of Philosophy Graduate Conference, University of the West of England, 24 Feb 2012

Royal Institute of Philosophy One-day Graduate Conference THE SELF February 24th 2012 University of the West of England, St Matthias Campus, Bristol, BS16 2JP KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Galen Strawson (University of Reading) The second Annual Royal Institute of Philosophy Graduate Conference in Philosophy will be held at the University of Read more…

Funding Opportunity

Durham Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship Scheme – Applications for 2012-13 Fellows exploring the theme of “Time” due 12 June

The Durham Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship scheme  is now open for those wishing to come to the IAS during the academic year 2012-13.  The scheme is open to intellectuals and public figures of world class standing drawn from the full spectrum of science, social science and arts and humanities disciplines. Fellowships are Read more…

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