Tag Archives: Philosophy

Conference: Owning our emotions – emotion, authenticity and the self

Senate House, London, 21-22 September 2016. Registration closes on 8th September 2016. How do emotions relate to the self? On one possible view, emotions stand outside the self: they reflect biological drives or cultural demands independent of our own interests … Continue reading

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Fully-funded PhD Studentships in History/Historical Studies

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/research/funded-studentships.shtml To mark the launch of our Graduate School in October 2016, The Open University is making a strategic investment in up to 30 PhD studentships. As part of this initiative, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is keen … Continue reading

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Arts Student Hub Live 10-11 June

The next Student Hub Live event on the 10 and 11 June is an Arts Hub event. This is for all people who have a passion for the Arts – anyone is welcome, especially those who are studying or researching … Continue reading

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Philosophy Seminar: “The Capabilities Approach and Political Liberalism”

14:00, 2 April 2014 Venue:  Meeting Room R05, Wilson A First Floor, Walton Hall campus, Milton Keynes “The Capabilities Approach and Political Liberalism”, Dr Thom Brooks, Durham Law School John Rawls argues that A Theory of Justice suffers from a “serious … Continue reading

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Dr Nigel Warburton first to speak at consecutive Cambridge Union debates?

Dr Nigel Warburton (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy) is believed to be the first person to speak at two consecutive Cambridge Union debates. Dr Warbuton debated “This House Believes that Hate Speech is Not A Human Right” in December 2012, with … Continue reading

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Dr Nigel Warburton debates Hate Speech at Cambridge Union

Dr Nigel Warburton (Senior Lecturer in Philosophy) took part in the Cambridge Union presidential debate “This House Believes Hate Speech is not a Human Right” on 29 November 2012, with Austin Mahler (Union President) and Mike Harris (Index on Censorship). … Continue reading

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Philosophy Seminar: ‘Moral responsibility and control’

Dr Lubomira Radoilska from University of Cambridge talks on: Moral responsibility and control 7 November 2012 at 2 pm, Wilson A Ground Floor, The Open University, Walton Hall Summary Moral responsibility is often conceptualised in terms of control. The basic … Continue reading

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