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Newton International Fellowships

The Newton International Fellowship scheme has launched for 2022. The Fellowships enable researchers to work for two years at a UK institution with the aim of fostering long-term international collaborations. The scheme aims to attract early career postdoctoral researchers from overseas in the fields of natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

Warwick Philosophy Department are very happy to support applications from suitably qualified candidates, but potential applicants are asked to send a CV to Guy Longworth (g.h.longworth@warwick.ac.uk) for approval, prior to completing an application. Further support will also be provided ahead of the deadline on 16 March.

More details are available online: https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/funding/newton-international-fellowships/

Fri 28 Jan 2022, 14:33 | Tags: Research, Funding

Professor Quassim Cassam is a Guest Speaker on BBC Radio 4's 'The Moral Maze'

Professor Quassim Cassam participated in a recent edition of BBC Radio 4’s flagship debating programme, The Moral Maze, exploring the topical theme of Expectations and Apologies.

“Anthropology tells us that the basic rules of morality are universal. But socialists say that cultural norms dictate how we are to behave, and Britain is culturally diverse…perhaps we should live with our politicians’ clay feet and look elsewhere for paragons of moral virtue?” (BBC website) 

The link to the programme is here: BBC Radio 4 - Moral Maze, The Rules - Expectations and Apologies

Fri 28 Jan 2022, 09:44 | Tags: Home Page

New Publication: Hegel on Being by Professor Stephen Houlgate, Published by Bloomsbury Academic (November 2021)

Hegel on Being is a comprehensive study of the first part of Hegel’s Science of Logic — the “doctrine of being” — by Stephen Houlgate and published by Bloomsbury Academic Publishers (in two volumes). Based on many years of research and teaching, this new book examines the purpose and method of Hegel’s Logic and explains in detail Hegel’s derivation of the categories of quality, quantity and measure. It also contains an original account of Hegel’s critique of Kant (including Kant’s antinomies) and an extensive comparative study of Hegel and Frege.

https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/hegel-on-being-9781350190689/

 

Thu 11 Nov 2021, 14:19 | Tags: Home Page, Publication, Research

Professor Quassim Cassam is Appointed Honorary Fellow of Keble College, University of Oxford

Professor Quassim Cassam has been appointed an Honorary Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. Professor Cassam graduated from Keble College with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics in 1979, and has written extensively on self-knowledge, perception, intellectual vice and conspiracy theories. Professor Cassam’s new book on Extremism: A Philosophical Analysis’ has just been published by Routledge (September 2021).

Five New Honorary Fellows Elected - Keble College (ox.ac.uk)

Mon 08 Nov 2021, 14:20 | Tags: Home Page Staff

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships 2022

The department is now receiving applications for Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships. The deadline for initial expressions of interest is Tuesday, 4th January at 12 noon.

Mon 01 Nov 2021, 14:03 | Tags: External Research Funding

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