5 December 2011
Can conceptual art be truly described as 'art'? Professor Aaron Ridley considers the issues raised by the twentieth century's most important philosopher of art, R.G. Collingwood. He discusses whether an unmade bed, or a woolly teapot, 'really' count as art in this session of the University's Philosophy Cafe. You can listen to to a podcast of the talk in the right hand section of this page.
17 November 2011
Southampton graduate, Simon Nash, appeared on the BBC Breakfast Show this morning to discuss business start-ups during a job starved recession. This is not the first time Simon has featured on the programme, in early 2010 he was also interviewed as part of a theme on student start-up companies.
14 November 2011
Southampton philosopher, Professor Ray Monk, is to appear on the Radio 4 programme, Great Lives, hosted by Matthew Parris. Ray will be discussing, with Raymond Tallis, the fascinating life of one of the twentieth century’s greatest philosophers, Ludwig Wittgenstein.
11 November 2011
At our most recent Philosophy Café Dr Jonathan Way discusses; what is the nature of morality? Is it merely subjective or relative, subject to change according to the customary behaviour of a society? You can listen to a podcast of the talk in the right hand section of this page.
24 October 2011
Dr Fiona Woollard has been apointed as a Visiting Fellow in Harvard from October to December 2011.
27 September 2011
In the 2011 National Student Survey, Philosophy at Southampton was ranked 8th nationally for overall student satisfaction.
20 July 2011
The Royal Institute of Philosophy, a charitable foundation, has appointed Philosophy at Southampton as its newest branch.
6 July 2011
Workshop Series Announcement
17 May 2011
Allison Merrick, who recently completed her PhD in Philosophy at Southampton, has been offered - and accepted - a tenure-track position with the Department of Philosophy at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
13 April 2011
A Southampton Philosophy academic is working collaboratively with colleagues in History on an Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded project to provide a cross-disciplinary forum on biography.
9 March 2011
Philosophy lecturer Fiona Woollard has been awarded a Research Fellowship by the Mind Association.