Reading groups

Reading groups are regularly formed in response to the specific research interests and needs of both staff and postgraduate students

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Reading group organizers are asked to book accessible rooms for their meetings. In the department, these are seminar rooms B23 and B09

If you are holding your reading group outside the department, we would ask you to consider accessibility needs when choosing a location. 

If you want to join a reading group and have concerns or questions about accessibility, please contact the below mentioned reading-group organizer.

Autumn 2021 Reading Groups

Meetings

Contact

Feminist Philosophy 

Meetings that cover feminist philosophy, broadly construed. Works from a range of voices is considered, especially those that are non-white. Discussions are held on a paper or book chapter members have read in advance - though this can include other forms of media (such as podcasts, interviews, blogs etc.). Those interested in attending can also suggest readings for us to cover, by adding them to the reading list (please, contact Imi or George for access).

Fortnight - Wednesday,1 pm
Room: B09

Imogen P Fell and George A Surtees

Critical Philosophy of Race

Fortnight meetings to discuss the works of philosophers of colour, often but not always related to or on the subject of race and its intersections.

Fortnight - Tuesday, 3 pm Tareeq O Jalloh

Ethics

An informal weekly meeting to discuss articles, books, and work-in-progress on anything related to ethics.

Thursday, 4pm,
Room: B09
James Brown

Metaphysics

An informal meeting to discuss papers from various areas of metaphysics. Papers are proposed on a weekly basis, so it is a good opportunity for those who wish to discuss a particular paper to join.

Fortnight - Wednesday, 4 pm Radivoj Stupar

Implicit Bias Reading Group

An informal fortnight meeting to discuss some of the recent literature on what implicit bias is, interventions, etc.

Fortnight - Wednesday, 411 am Ben Jenkins

Details of more groups will be added here when they are announced.

Reading groups are regularly formed in response to the specific research interests and needs of both staff and postgraduate students.

Past groups

2018-19

Autumn 2018 Reading Groups

Meetings

Contact

Metaphysics Monday 4pm Will Morgan
Feminism Monday 11am Jenny Saul
Phenomenology Thursday 4pm Tim Moxham
Philosophy of Language TBA Patrick Connolly
Consciousness TBA Damiano La Manna
Critical Philosophy of Race Tuesday 3pm Nadia Mehdi
Philosophy of Cognitive Science Thursday 1pm Yifan Mei
German Idealism Thursday 1pm Anthony Eagan
Kukla and Lance Yo! and Lo! TBA Kayleigh Doherty
Applied Epistemology Monday 4pm, fortnightly from 12 November Jack Herbert

Spring 2019 Reading Groups

Meetings

Contact

Ásta’s ‘Categories We Live By' TBA Matthew Cull
Applied Epistemology Monday 4pm, fortnightly from 21 January Jack Herbert
Pylyshyn TBA Andrea Blomqvist
German Idealism Monday 12pm James Lewis
Feminism Tuesday 11am Jenny Saul
Philosophy of Psychiatry Tuesday 5pm Viktoriia Kononova
Race Thursday 12pm Kayleigh Doherty
Existentialism Monday 4pm Barney Riggs
Philosophy of Action Thursday 1pm Will Hornett
2019-20

Autumn 2019 Reading Groups

Meetings

Contact

Moral Philosophy/Intersubjectivity TBA Kayleigh Doherty
Continental Philosophy Thurs 4pm Barney Riggs
Feminism TBA Matthew Cull
Philosophy of Language TBA Patrick Connolly
Philosophy of Action Weds 12pm Will Hornett
Metaphysics TBA Will Morgan
Moral Philosophy Thurs 1pm Kayleigh Doherty
Philosophy of Race Weds 10am Kayleigh Doherty
2020-21

Autumn 2020 Reading Groups

Meetings

Contact

Critical Philosophy of Race Monday 1pm Henry Roe 
Feminism Thursday 2pm Anna Klieber & Thyra Juana Lea Elsasser
Continental Philosophy Tuesday 4pm Barney Riggs 
Social Epistemology Thursday 2pm  Kayleigh Doherty
Ethics Friday 12pm  Kayleigh Doherty
Metaphysics Friday 5pm Will Morgan
Climate Change Ethics TBA Carien Smith
     

Spring 2021 Reading Groups

Meetings

Contact

Critical Philosophy of Race Monday 1pm Henry Roe 
Feminism Philosophy Thursday 2pm Anna Klieber
Vice and Virtue Epistemology Tuesday 4pm Barney Riggs 
Metaphysics Friday 11am Henry Roe
Climate Change Ethics Thursday 11am Carien Smith
2021-22

Autumn 2021 Reading Groups

Meetings

Contact

Feminist Philosophy 

Tuesday, 12pm,
Room: B23

Imogen P Fell and George A Surtees
Critical Philosophy of Race Tuesday, 5pm Tareeq O Jalloh
Ethics Wednesday, 4pm,
Room: B09
James Brown
Metaphysics Thursday, 2pm,
Room: B09
Radivoj Stupar
Vice and Virtue Epistemology Friday, 11pm

Henry Roe 

Aristotle Online Please contact Leonard J Weiss to request details and link to join

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