Error was the topic for our fourth series of Royal Institute of Philosophy lectures at St Mary’s University. View the series poster here.
For our third series of Royal Institute of Philosophy lectures at St Mary’s University, we invited our speakers to reflect on the topic of Creativity. You can view the series poster here.
Prof John Barnden (University of Birmingham) The Understanding of Metaphor and Creativity [23 October]
Prof Michaela Kendall (University of Southampton) Scientific Creativity and The Rise of the Entreprenerds [20 November]
Prof Derek Matravers (The Open University) Can There Be an Account of Creativity? [15 January]
Dr Christine Battersby (University of Warwick) Cultures of Creativity: Shifting the Frame [19 February]
Prof Len Platt (Goldsmiths) ‘For his Diligence Majesty our long distance laird that likes creation’: the Finnegans Wake creative [5 March]
Dr Barbara Underwood (Barnes Philosophy Club) Creativity and Invisibility: Gender and Music [26 March]
The second series of Royal Institute of Philosophy lectures at St Mary’s University was on The Art of Dialogue. The series poster can be viewed here (semester one) and here (semester two).
In September 2011, Philosophy at St Mary’s University hosted their first series of Royal Institute of Philosophy lectures. The series had the theme of Knowledge, Wisdom and the University. The series poster can be viewed here.
Mr Peter Worley (The Philosophy Shop) What can university philosophy learn from primary philosophy? [21 September]
Prof Murray Shanahan (Imperial College, London) Animal minds and robot minds [5 October]
Dr Phil Hutchinson (Manchester Metropolitan University) What has philosophy ever done for us? [30 November]
Prof Luciano Floridi (University of Hertfordshire / University of Oxford) What is a philosophical question? [1 February]
Dr Beverley Clack (Oxford Brookes University) Loss and the struggle for meaning [29 February]
Dr Cecile Hatier (University of Wolverhampton) The morality of university decision-makers [18 April]