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Student Satisfaction

“The Postgraduate (taught) Experience Survey has just completed. This is an independent, national audit of how postgraduate students feel about their course. I’m very pleased to report that our students on the MA in Continental Philosophy are happy indeed. 100% … Continue reading

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New Semester Approaching

To all new and returning students, I for one am looking forward to doing some philosophy again, after a summer of … well, eating too much, mostly. The New Semester officially begins on September 12th. But that’s induction week, for … Continue reading

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Well done to Brian Pines!

I’m sure you’ll all join me in congratulating Brian Pines on his successful PhD viva yesterday afternoon. Brian’s thesis was on the concept of life in Nietzsche and Schopenhauer. He was supervised by Douglas Burnham and Martin Jesinghausen, and the … Continue reading

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Congratulations again to Matt Harris

Here’s a pic of Dr Matt Harris following his graduation yesterday. Special prize – a funny hat! (Click on the title link to see it.)

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Postgraduate Loans up and running!

Student Finance England’s new Postgraduate Loan application service is now open! The quickest and easiest way for students to apply is online at: https://www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan We are encouraging students to apply as early as possible to make sure their Postgraduate Loan is … Continue reading

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Matt Harris – new book on Gianni Vattimo

Congratulations to Matt Harris on the publication of his new book, Essays on Gianni Vattimo: Religion, Ethics, and the History of Ideas.  http://www.cambridgescholars.com/essays-on-gianni-vattimo It’s a great achievement to publish a book before completing your PhD. Matt defends his thesis on Vattimo and … Continue reading

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Deleuze, Entropy and Thermodynamics

Deleuze, Entropy and Thermodynamics One-Day Workshop, May 19th 2016 L316 (Flaxman Building, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent) The scientific concept of entropy, or the tendency of physical systems to evolve toward equilibrium and inactivity, has a well-established central place in the history … Continue reading

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Conference Report: ‘St Paul in Continental Philosophy’

In June 2014, Staffordshire University organised and hosted a conference on ‘St Paul in Continental Philosophy.’ A report of the conference has now been published in the journal Badiou Studies, including a summary of the papers presented. You can read the … Continue reading

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Conference: Kant, Judgement, and Recent French Philosophy

It should be possible to watch the conference on a live video stream. I’m told that once we start the live stream, a link will be generated. I’ll put this on here our blog page, with the details of the conference, … Continue reading

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Conference: Kant, Judgement, and Recent French Philosophy

Staffordshire University, 11th – 12th December 2015 We’re delighted to welcome Pierre Cassou-Noguès and Rachel Jones as key note speakers from Paris and Virginia respectively. We’ve also had a great response to the call for papers and the programme looks very … Continue reading

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