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Prof Keith Ansell-Pearson to discuss the moral philosophy of our time on BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time'

Professor Keith Ansell-Pearson of the University of Warwick Philosophy department will be on BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time' discussing Friedrich Nietzsche’s On the Genealogy of Morality (1887) on 12 January at 9:00am and 21:30.

Mon 12 Dec 2016, 15:45 | Tags: Arts, Philosophy

Elderly people can do just as much for society as society can do for them - Kimberley Brownlee

Jeremy Hunt has his attention on the right issue – the chronic acute loneliness of many elderly people – but he misidentifies who benefits when they are invited to live with other people - writes Kimberley Brownlee from Warwick Law School.

Wed 01 Jul 2015, 18:22 | Tags: Philosophy, Current Affairs, Law, Social Affairs

New porn legislation is unclear and unwarranted – Dr Helen McCabe

Dr Helen McCabe is from the Department of Politics and International Studies at The University of Warwick. On the day hundreds of people are due to protest about new porn legislation outside Parliament, she said: “One of the most worrying things about the recent Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2014 is the extent to which it involves the government ruling on what consenting adults may do with each other, in private.

Fri 12 Dec 2014, 11:00 | Tags: Expert comment, Philosophy, Law, Social Affairs

Why Assange should allow his extradition to Sweden – Dr Kimberley Brownlee

Dr Kimberley Brownlee, an Associate Professor of Legal and Moral Philosophy at the University of Warwick, argues that Julian Assange should allow himself to be extradited to Sweden to face questioning over sexual assault allegations. She claims he can strengthen his cause by allowing the criminal justice process to proceed.

Fri 21 Nov 2014, 11:14 | Tags: Expert comment, Philosophy, International, Current Affairs, Law

Definitions, Uses and Varieties of

An article by Department of Philosophy Associate Professor Guy Longworth: 'Definition' is the activity of explaining to an audience the meaning of an expression. A 'definition' is a product of that activity: a sentence the understanding of parts of which (the 'definiens') can underwrite an audience's understanding of the rest (the 'definiendum')...

Mon 05 Aug 2013, 12:23 | Tags: Philosophy

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