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    The Philosophy Exchange: a new study and feedback space for undergraduates

The Philosophy Exchange: a new study and feedback space for undergraduates

6 December 2017|

Opening in January 2018, the Philosophy Exchange is an innovative new feedback and study space for our undergraduate students.

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    The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 5: Cultural inclusive fitness?

The Philosophy of Social Evolution Part 5: Cultural inclusive fitness?

5 December 2017|

In the final post in this series, Jonathan Birch considers the development of large-scale human cooperation.

Bryan Roberts awarded Leverhulme prize

10 November 2017|

Dr Bryan W. Roberts has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize for his research on the philosophy and physics of observation.

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    Out now: Decision Theory with a Human Face, by Richard Bradley

Out now: Decision Theory with a Human Face, by Richard Bradley

6 November 2017|

Professor Richard Bradley’s new book, Decision Theory with a Human Face, is available now from Cambridge University Press.

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    Out now: The Philosophy of Social Evolution, by Jonathan Birch

Out now: The Philosophy of Social Evolution, by Jonathan Birch

19 October 2017|

Dr Jonathan Birch’s new book, The Philosophy of Social Evolution, is out today.

Apply now for 2018/9

9 October 2017|

Applications for our world-leading MSc and MPhil/PhD programmes are now open. Programmes start September 2018.

The Last Hope Part 3: Attitudes

3 October 2017|

How do you hope to be thought of after you die? In his final post in this series, Luc Bovens looks at attitudes towards the dead.

Bryan Roberts awarded National Science Foundation grant

2 October 2017|

Bryan W. Roberts and Nicholas J. Teh, a philosopher of physics at the University of Natre Dame, have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant for their forthcoming project on the nature of observation in science.

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    Weathering catastrophic storms: the science and philosophy of hurricane prediction

Weathering catastrophic storms: the science and philosophy of hurricane prediction

4 September 2017|

The science of predicting hurricanes is crucial for disaster management and insurance, but also raises difficult methodological and philosophical questions. In this post, Joe Roussos asks whether hurricane modellers should average the results from different models of hurricane frequency.

An Education in Diversity?

3 July 2017|

Can compulsory formal education be justified on liberal grounds? Christina Easton on J. S. Mill, John Rawls and the famous Wisconsin v. Yoder court case.