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Southampton 6th Form Philosophy Conference Event

10:30 - 15:30
17 December 2018
Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this event, please email .

Event details

The Philosophy Department at the University of Southampton is hosting a 6th Form Philosophy Conferences on Monday 17 December.

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.

17 March 2018: 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 Alex Gregory - 'Should we count numbers? Utilitarianism and aggregation of benefits'
Dr Lee Walters - ‘Can we travel back in time?

Lecture Session 2: Lecture Options
Dr Giulia Felappi - 'What makes you the same person you were yesterday?
Professor Aaron Ridley - 'Artistic Creativity: Why Novelty and Originality are not the Same Thing'

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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