Matthew Baxendale recives the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students

January 31, 2018

Warmest congratulations to Matthew Baxendale, who has been awarded the Award for Advanced Doctoral Students this year.

Well done, Matthew!

Perception of the External World - a video by Jonny Hunter

January 2, 2018

Please contemplate a video by our student, Jonny Hunter, assisted by our Damian Aleksiev: Philosophy of Perception at CEU. What do we know of the external world from perception? – Hear what Kati Farkas, Tim Crane, Howard Robinson and Hanoch Ben-Yami think about the question.

You can watch the video on our Videosquare page, where you can also find many other philosophy videos.

Successful Defense of Holger Thiel

October 18, 2017

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce the successful defense of the PhD Dissertation by
Holger Thiel
The Special Phenomenal Composition Question

Supervisor: Howard Robinson
Members of the Defense Committee:
Barry Dainton (University of Liverpool)
Philip Goff (CEU)
Chair:  Simon Rippon

The defense was held on 13 March, 2017.

Congratulations, Dr Thiel!

Academic Year 2017/2018 begins

September 7, 2017

A warm welcome to our new students, and a warm welcome-back to our continuing students, as the academic year 2017-18 is starting. Zero-week begins on Monday, September 11, and teaching a week later, on September 18. Their schedules can be found here. Other important dates are listed on the department’s Academic Calendar.

Summary of the Conference, Russellian Monism: Time for the Details

August 22, 2017

The puzzles surrounding consciousness are some of the deepest in contemporary science and philosophy. How on earth do electro-chemical processes in brains give rise to feelings, sensations and experiences? Not only do we not have an explanation of this, there is no consensus on how to go about looking for one.