Spring 2014 Reading Groups contact

Political Philosophy

We read a mix of current papers and influential books. This term we are working through Joseph Raz's The Morality of Freedom.  Tuesdays at 12 in D1, Victoria Street.

Carl Fox

Metaethics

Thursdays at 12 in B07.

Stephen Ingram

Philosophy of Mind

The current plan is to look at Peter Carruthers' recent work on reflective thought.  Tuesdays at 1, Jessop West HUB02.

Francesco Antilici

Aesthetics

Focussing on fiction and related areas.  Wednesdays at 12.

Adriana Vazquez

Metaphysics

This has recently merged with the free will reading group.  Currently reading E. J. Lowe's 'Personal Agency'.  Fridays at 1:30.

Charlotte Alderwick

Pragmatism and German Idealism

These two reading groups are temporarily merged to study Sellars' Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind.

Joe Saunders

Feminism

We meet once a week to read papers or book chapters on any aspect of feminism broadly conceived. Recent papers have covered ethics, metaphysics and philosophy of language. See the Feminist Philosophy Blog for more details and current readings. Tuesdays 2-3 in Jenny Saul's office.

Katharine Jenkins

Continental Philosophy

We will start with Adrian Moore on Nietzsche, then move to Husserl, Bergson, Heidegger, Derrida and Deleuze.  Wednesdays at 11, room B07.

Neil Williams

Autumn 2013 Reading Groups contact

Pragmatism

We are currently working through Peirce's "pragmaticism" papers. Thursday at 2 in B7, Victoria Street.

Bob Stern

Feminism

We meet once a week during term, and sometimes during holidays, to read papers or book chapters on any aspect of feminism, broadly conceived. Readings are chosen by the group, and tend to include feminist perspectives on a wide range of topics; recent papers have covered ethics, metaphysics and philosophy of language. See the Feminist Philosophy Blog for more details and current readings.  Tuesdays 2-3 in Jenny Saul's office.

Katharine Jenkins

Free Will

We look at a range of papers relating to agency and free will. Mondays at 2 in B7, Victoria Street.

Stephen Ingram

Political Philosophy

We read a mix of current papers and influential books. This term we are working through Joseph Raz's The Morality of Freedom. Tuesdays at 12 in D1, Victoria Street.

Carl Fox

Metaethics

We read mainly contemporary papers in metaethics broadly construed. Mondays at 12 in B7, Victoria Street.

Stephen Ingram

Metaphysics

Friday at 12 in room D1, Victoria Street.

Nick Rebol

Moral and Political Philosophy Research Group

Students and staff meet every two weeks to discuss their research in progress.  Every other Thursday at 5 in B9, Victoria Street. For the latest details, see this link.

Richard Healey

German Idealism

Currently reading Paul Redding, Analytic Philosophy and the Return of Hegelian Thought.  Tuesday at 4 in B9, Victoria Street

Joe Saunders

Early Modern Philosophy

The proposal is to work through Hume's Treatise.  Details are here.

Jimmy Lenman

Diachronic Binding

Details not yet fixed.

Yonatan Shemmer