Graduate Workshop on Pain, Birmingham, 11th June

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Stuart Derbyshire (Psychology, Birmingham): “The difficulty of locating the beginnings of pain”. David Bain (Philosophy, Glasgow): “Pain and Imperatives” CALL FOR PAPERS If you are a postgraduate (taught or research) student working on pain, you are invited to submit an abstract for presentation at the workshop. Deadline is 30th April. A contribution to […]

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Concord in Ethics and Bioethics

Over at Pea Soup, Ralph Wedgwood makes an interesting claim: I suspect that on several issues that are the focus of fierce moral controversies today – such as homosexuality and the death penalty – there is significantly less disagreement among contemporary philosophers than in the population as a whole. Indeed, I tentatively suggest, the historical […]

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Centre for Professional Ethics at Keele PGT Open Day – Updated

The Centre for Professional Ethics & the School of Law at Keele University would like to invite you to attend their postgraduate taught courses open day on the 31st of March – between 4:30 pm and 7:00 pm at the Claus Moser Research Centre, Keele University. Update: Details of the event can be found here:  […]

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Manchester MA/ Intercalated MSc in Health Care Ethics & Law – Open Preview Event

University of Manchester The Centre for Social Ethics and Policy at the University of Manchester has places available on its MA and Intercalated MSc in Health Care Ethics & Law programmes for the academic year 2010-11; further details can be found via the link at www.law.manchester.ac.uk/csep. There will be an open event on the 3rd […]

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A Very Small Post about Homeopathy

I know I keep stressing the distinction between ethics and activist – and how it’s usually just before I witter on about something vaguely activistic.  However, I do think it’s worth popping over to look at the 10:23 Campaign, which takes a robust and sceptical attitude to homeopathy. If you’re not sure about why it’s […]

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