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The University of Southampton

CANCELLED Southampton 6th Form Philosophy Conference Event

10:30 - 15:30
1 April 2019
Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this event, please email Philosophy Outreach Team at .

Event details

This event will now take place on 17 June The Philosophy Department at the University of Southampton is hosting a 6th Form Philosophy Conferences

This event will not only stimulate and challenge students already studying Philosophy, but also serve as an excellent introduction to the subject for students who study other subjects. The conference will include lectures on a variety of accessible philosophical topics delivered in an engaging way by University of Southampton philosophers, with plenty of time for Q & A. Please see the conference programme below for further details.

6th Form Philosophy Conference Programme

10.30 Arrival (tea/coffee)

11.00 Lecture Session 1

12.00 Tour of Highfield and Avenue

13.15 Lunch Break

14.00 Lecture Session 2

14.50 Break (tea/coffee, biscuits)

15.00 Q&A Sessions

15.30 Finish

Lecture Session 1: Lecture Options

Dr Will Mcneill: ’Seeing Stars: the problem of perception’
Dr Andrew Stephenson: ‘Is religious belief irrational?'

Lecture Session 2: Lecture Options

Professor Fiona Woollard: ‘Philosophy, Irn Bru and Epistemically Transformative Experiences’
Dr Brian Mcelwee: 'What Do I Owe to the Global Poor?’

Numbers are limited and registration is first-come first-served. If you wish to bring a group of students from your school or college, please complete the booking form (attached below) and email it to Philosophy Outreach Team.

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