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Online Sixth Form Philosophy Conference Event

Online 6th Form Philosophy Conferen
14 - 18 June 2021

For more information regarding this event, please email Student Recruitment and Outreach at .

Event details

Philosophy at Southampton will host a free online conference on the theme of "Religion and Ethics" for Sixth Form students and their tutors.

This will involve:

  • A series of engaging and accessible pre-recorded talks by our lecturers. These will be hosted on a dedicated, password-protected website.
  • Students and tutors at participating schools and colleges will be able to access the site without having to sign up for an account.
  • They will then have the chance to view the videos and post comments and questions relating to each talk at any point during the week.
  • Our lecturers will post their own comments in response to yours throughout the week.


  • Nietzsche on the death of God, Prof. Aaron Ridley
  • The Ethics of Abortion, Prof. Fiona Wollard
  • Kant on religious faith, Prof. Christopher Janaway
  • Pascal's wager, Prof. Daniel Whiting

In addition, there will a talk on studying philosophy at university by Dr Will McNeill.


The conference is free to attend but spaces are limited. Tutors can register by emailing

Registration closes on Mon 7 June.

Please include your name, your school, and the class size. On confirmation of registration, you will be sent further details of the event and a password for access.

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