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Philosophy @ Reading Feb 4
We will be holding a Master's Visit Afternoon on Wednesday 12 February 12.00pm- 4.00pm. Speak to students, academics & support staff & take a guided tour of our beautiful, award-winning campus. Please book:
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Conte Anglais Jan 9
Is it possible to philosophise with film? On tonight, (of ), Max de Gaynesford (of ), Helen Beebee (of ) and the great Sally Potter will discuss all these questions and more:
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Philosophy @ Reading Dec 13
Delighted to announce that Prof Emma Borg has won an incredibly competitive three-year Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for her project "Who’s in control? Re-examining agency in a world of bias"!
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Philosophy @ Reading Dec 4
Interested in pain? Want a funded PhD position co-supervised at ? Read on:
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 27
Emma stumped us all in the audience with a quick "who can identify this person?" question... no idea!
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Connecting Research Nov 27
Ahead of tonight's public lecture, 's Prof Emma Borg explains why, given recent scandals on everything from data misuse to diesel emissions, businesses need a social purpose more than ever before
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 21
... to those that are completely different to my own, I’ve learnt to get comfortable with these big ideas and know that even if I don’t have all the answers, I can always gain a new outlook on them by opening up a conversation." Caitlin Grillo, MRes+BA philosophy
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 21
"To me, philosophy means always talking to those around you. In studying philosophy, I’ve come across some of the biggest ideas imaginable, from how we should live our lives to how we can be certain of our own reality. In sharing my own perspective with others and being open ...
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 21
... It is something I will carry with me long after my studies." Emily Taylor, third year Psychology and Philosophy student at the University of Reading.
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 21
"Philosophy helps me question my reality: the way I think and behave. It's a discipline that applies to real-world situations, ethical and moral dilemmas and our treatment of others. It has not only changed the way I think, but my reaction to situations. ...
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 21
To celebrate we asked students what philosophy means to them…
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 20
Thinking about apply for AHRC PhD funding at UoR through the SWWDTP? Confused about all the initialisms? Come to an open day on Thursday 12 December, 2-4 pm, in the Graduate School at Reading. To book, please email Rachel Foxley at r.h.foxley@reading.ac.uk
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Uni of Reading Nov 14
Our Be A Mate campaign about alcohol awareness has been running all week, but we've got this message from someone who talks openly about their personal experience with the dangers of addiction and abuse
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Philosophy @ Reading Nov 11
Current students and others -- think you might want to study a Master's in philosophy at Reading? Come along to our Master's Visit Afternoon!
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Connecting Research Nov 9
Companies give us what we want and need - from services to employment. But they also get lots back from us, like an educated workforce. Should firms behave ethically? 's Emma Borg will explore the issues in a free public lecture on 27 Nov:
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Uni of Reading Oct 31
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Campus Security are trapped in their office and have called for backup but it will take hours to arrive. Can you survive... The Day of the Geese? Take your first steps in our Halloween choose your own adventure, if you dare:
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Uni of Reading Oct 31
You wake up in Halls and something doesn't seem right. A mist has descended across campus. Terrifying honks echo back and forth through the gloom. The campus geese have gone (more) feral and taken over Whiteknights! ⚡️🦢⚡️
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Philosophy @ Reading Oct 22
Our visiting speaker on Thursday is Prof. Vida Yao of Rice University in the USA, who will be speaking on Grace and Misanthropy. Palmer 111, 2-4pm, all welcome!
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Philosophy @ Reading Oct 9
International Studentships for PhD study at Reading -- details for next year are now live.
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Philosophy @ Reading Oct 7
This term's Wittgenstein Forum programme:
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