2011 – 2012: Knowledge, Wisdom and the University

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]IMG_0056

Dr Beverley Clack (Oxford Brookes University) Loss and the struggle for meaning [29 February]IMG_0104

Dr Cecile Hatier (University of Wolverhampton) The morality of university decision-makers [18 April]IMG_0118


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