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Department of Philosophy Ranked an Outstanding 3rd Place in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

The Department of Philosophy has been ranked in an impressive third place (by subject) in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide for 2022.The University of Warwick has also been recognised as the best University in the UK for quality of teaching and is ranked as runner up in the University of the Year Award. These outstanding results reflect the dedication and commitment by both the Philosophy Department and the whole Warwick community in the face of the unprecedented challenges posed in recent months by the coronavirus pandemic.

Warwick named University of the Year for Teaching Quality

Wed 29 Sep 2021, 17:31 | Tags: Home Page

The Department of Philosophy at The University of Warwick is Ranked 6th in The Guardian League Table for Philosophy 2022

Department SignThe Department of Philosophy is proud to report that it has been ranked in an impressive 6th place for teaching Philosophy courses in the UK, in a League Table just published by The Guardian for 2022. This tremendous result maintains the Department’s 2021 ranking, and reflects Warwick’s continuing commitment to outstanding teaching, cutting-edge excellence in research, and an empowering environment for students to learn and grow.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/ng-interactive/2021/sep/11/best-uk-universities-for-philosophy-league-table

Mon 13 Sep 2021, 14:14 | Tags: Home Page

The Department of Philosophy Welcomes Two New Members of the Academic Staff

The Philosophy Department is delighted to announce that it will be joined by two new members of staff, Dr Nadine Elzein and Dr Andrew Huddleston, who will both take up their posts in September 2021.

Dr Elzein’s research interests focus on ethics, metaphysics, and the philosophy of mind, as well as problems relating to free will, determinism, moral responsibility, and retributive practices. Dr Elzein studied at University College London, followed by posts at King’s College London, the University of Southampton, UCL, and the University of Oxford.

Dr Huddleston joins the Department as Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Research in Post-Kantian Philosophy, and has previously taught at Birkbeck College, University of London and at Exeter College, Oxford. Research interests include the history of post-Kantian philosophy (esp. Nietzsche; German Idealism, Early German Romanticism, and the Frankfurt School) as well as in aesthetics, social philosophy, and ethics.


Thu 09 Sep 2021, 08:12 | Tags: Home Page Staff

New Publication: 'Extremism: A Philosophical Analysis' by Professor Quassim Cassam (Routledge, September 2021)

Professor Quassim Cassam’s ongoing research into philosophical subjects which connect to urgent global issues continues with a new volume on extremism published by Routledge in September 2021.

Professor Cassam’s authoritative narrative provides an incisive and thought-provoking discussion of extremism in its many differing forms, and uses real world examples to address a range of pressing questions, including: what is extremism and what are its different forms? How does extremism differ from fanaticism and fundamentalism?  How does one become an extremist? How should the notions of radicalization, counter-radicalization and deradicalization be understood?

Extremism: A Philosophical Analysis’ offers the reader a clear and highly accessible overview of a controversial subject and its evolving threat to the world today.

Extremism: A Philosophical Analysis - 1st Edition - Quassim Cassam - (routledge.com)

Mon 06 Sep 2021, 14:37 | Tags: Home Page, Publication

Professor Fabienne Peter is Awarded a Fellowship at Tulane University, Orleans, USA

Professor Fabienne Peter will take up a Faculty Fellowship at The Centre for Ethics and Public Affairs at The Murphy Institute, based at Tulane University, Ohio, USA, for the academic year 2021-22. The Murphy Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on economic, moral and political issues. The Fellowship will allow Professor Peter to continue her research in moral and political philosophy as well as participating in a varied programme of lectures, seminars, conferences.

Fri 23 Jul 2021, 08:22 | Tags: Home Page Staff

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