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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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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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A new semester approaches

The first week of teaching for new or returning students on our taught degree courses will be SEPTEMBER 21st, 2015. It would be helpful if you could enroll (or re-enroll) a couple of weeks prior to that date, so that … Continue reading

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PTES results

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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PhD Success

I’m sure you’d like to join me in congratulating Emma Cleary, who successfully defended her PhD thesis in her viva examination yesterday. Emma’s thesis is entitled ‘Jazz-shaped Bodies: Mapping City Space, Time, and Sound in Black Transnational Literature,’ and it’s … Continue reading

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Current and Recent PhD students (new update)

Agostinelli, Robb – The sublime in photographic practice and in philosophy Beardwood, Mike — Modelling of existentialist ethics in computer gaming Brockie, Wendy – ‘The Role of Divine Providence in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant’ Brown, Roger – Hermeneutics and … Continue reading

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Matt Harris – new publication

Congratulations to Matt Harris on the publication of another paper. This is an expanded version of the paper that Matt, who is working towards his PhD with us here at Staffs, presented at the conference on St Paul and Continental Philosophy … Continue reading

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