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Southampton 6th Form Philosophy Conference II Event

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Date:
23 March 2020
Venue:
Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BF

Event details

The Philosophy Department at the University of Southampton is hosting a 6th Form Philosophy Conference.

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.

Event Programme

10:30 - Arrival (tea/coffee)

11:00 - Parallel Lecture Session A
Lecture 1 - Professor Denis McManus, 'What are human rights?'
Lecture 2 - Dr Lee Walters, 'Does Sherlock Holmes exist?'

12:00 - Tour of Avenue and Highfield Campus

13:15 - Lunch Break

14.00 - Parallel Lecture Session B
Lecture 3 - Dr Giulia Felappi, 'What makes you the same person you were yesterday?'
Lecture 4 - Dr Brian Mcelwee, 'What do we owe to the global poor?'

If you are interested in attending on this day please email phil-outreach@soton.ac.uk to received a booking form.

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