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November 11, 2015

The Foundations of Normativity Workshop showcases new work from philosophy, law and politics on normativity. The 2016 workshop will take place on the 13th and 14th of June with presentations from James Dreier (Brown University), Arash Abizadeh (McGill University), John Gardner (University of Oxford), Kimberly Brownlee (University of Warwick), plus four papers selected by abstract.

Call for Papers now open - deadline 1st of February 2016!

November 10, 2015

Virtual Conference talk by Professor Duncan Pritchard as part of the 2nd International Colloquium on Analytic Epistemology (Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil).

In this talk, Prof Pritchard summarises the main ideas of his new book "Epistemic Angst" (Princeton UP), which will be out next month...don't miss it!

 

October 22, 2015

Our Introduction to Philosophy MOOC among the TOP most popular MOOC of all time with a total enrollment since the course’s launch in Jan 2013 of over 500K!!!

Congratulations everyone!

September 25, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr Jesus Navarro (University of Seville) is visiting Eidyn until January 2016!

Dr Navarro's current research interests are in issues related to analytic epistemology, action theory and the philosophy of language. He has also written on metaphilosophy and the analytic/continental divide.

September 25, 2015

Our very own Michela Massimi, Professor of Philosophy of Science, has been elected Vice-President of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA). 

September 18, 2015

Dr Alasdair Richmond's piece on "Doctor Who vs real world science: who comes up trumps?", originally published on The Conversation, has recently been reprinted in various journals, including the Guardian!

September 1, 2015

Socially Extended Knowledge Conference (8-9 Oct 2015), the second of two international conferences on the theme of "Extended Knowledge". The aim of the first of these conferences was to bring together leading scholars from around the world to critically examine the ramifications of the extended cognition programme.

August 27, 2015

We are pleased to announce the new edition of the International Journal for the Study of Skepticism.

The journal publishes high-quality articles and discussion notes on any field of research relevant to the study of skeptical thought. It also contains critical notices and reviews of major books on skepticism, and organised book symposia on recent ground-breaking works. On occasione, it publishes special issues devoted to current lively debates on specific topics or authors.

July 29, 2015

Is moral responsibility compatible or incompatible with determinism (the view that, given what's happening now, what happens next is always guaranteed)?

What's really required in order to be responsible?

Dr Patrick Todd explains his latest research on Free Will and Moral Responsibility in a new edition of the University's Research in a Nutshell series.

July 10, 2015

This project aims to unify disparate strands of research being conducted across Philosophy, Law and Politics into questions about the nature of norms, rules and laws—those that govern institutions, actions and thought—and how these connect to reasons, responsibility and prescriptive language.