Maria Rosa will participate in the Very Short Introductions Speed-Dating Evening, part of Oxford University Press – Blackwell’s Philosophy Festival.
When: Fri, 17th Nov, 19:00 -20:30
Where: The Norrington Room at Blackwell’s Bookshop, 51 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BQ
What: VSI Speed-Dating evening – in small groups moving around the Norrington, the audience divided into groups of up to 10 people will have a 10 minute period with each author, having the opportunity to ask questions and receive a brief introduction to the subjects.
This Thursday, 9 November – 19:30-21:00:
Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic perspectives
(followed by a reception)
Lecture: Gareth Owen – King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
Location: Theatre 2 — New Hunt’s House, KCL Guy’s Campus, London
All very welcome!
Bring your KCL ID card — those with no KCL ID need to register here: http://philosophyandmedicine.org/events/annual-lecture-3/
Does anger impede political progress or is it essential for change? Does love make us biased or is it the foundation of ethical thinking? Might shame alter not merely our perception of the world, but the very world itself? Reason is often contrasted with emotion, but what if emotion is essential for understanding traditional philosophical ideas? And how did we end up thinking that reason could ever do without emotion? (more details)
Next week: 14 November, 18:30 — 20:00
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
Claire will chair and MM will be a speaker.
King’s History of Philosophy Seminar will meet regularly through the academic year at King’s College London. The Seminar aims to promote discussion of methods and approaches to the History of Philosophy as well as of thinkers and topics within the tradition. We wish to encourage contextual and interdisciplinary perspectives, and welcome researchers in disciplines such as History, Theology, and Political Theory as well as Philosophy. Meetings take place on Fridays from 11am to 1pm. All welcome. For inquiries contact John Callanan (firstname.lastname@example.org or Clare Carlisle (email@example.com).
November 10th 2017 (K2.41, King’s Building) – Niall O’Flaherty (KCL), On Malthus.
December 1st 2017 (K2.41, King’s Building) – David McNaughton (Edinburgh), On Joseph Butler.
February 16th 2018 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building)– Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins), On Spinoza.
March 23rd 2018 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building)–- Sharon Kirshek (Tel Aviv), On Kierkegaard.
April 27th 2081 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building) – Christopher Insole (Durham), On Kant.
May 25th 2018 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building) – Emily Thomas (Durham), On May Sinclair.
The Philosophy Department at Kings College London is pleased to announce that we are offering three bursaries for students entering our two-year M.Phil Stud programme in September 2018.
One Full Bursary: This will cover fees and maintenance for the whole of the two-year M.Phil Stud course to a value of approximately £40,000.
Two Fees Bursaries: These will each make a contribution of £5,000 towards the fees for the first year of the M.Phil Stud. During their first year students will be able to apply to the London Arts and Humanities Partnership for a three-year award with a view to completing the second year of their M.Phil Stud and then moving on to the PhD.
Those wishing to compete for these bursaries should apply for entry to the M.Phil Stud programme in the normal way by Monday January 8th 2018. They should also send to David Owens (firstname.lastname@example.org) a statement of not more than 500 words describing how they expect to benefit from the award of the bursary and what other sources of funding are available to them (if any).
The full course programme is available here.
As part of the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP), KCL philosophy can offer three years of full fees and maintenance funding for some entrants to our MPhil/PhD programme in September 2018.
For details of this funding opportunity see: http://www.lahp.ac.uk/apply-for-a-studentship/
The course programme is available here.
If you have any questions about the programme or the funding application please contact the Director of Graduate Admissions, David Owens: email@example.com.