14th October 2022 to 15th October 2022
In the not-too-distant past, graduates specialising in the study of Nietzsche’s philosophy were relatively rare. Now we are many. Yet, post-pandemic, there are fewer opportunities to present and discuss our research. The graduate community of Nietzsche scholars at The Open University invites graduate researchers with an interest in this subject to submit papers for our OU Online Graduate Conference on Nietzsche.
8th July 2022
In this talk, Dr Jon Pike, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the OU, presents his view on how to secure fair and maximally inclusive competitive sport.
27th June 2022
Prof Sophie Grace Chappell (OU) offers a philosophical exploration of epiphanies, what they tell us about the world, and about ourselves.
5th May 2022
Richard Heffernan discusses enabling electoral disenchantment to be expressed at an election.
31st August 2021 to 1st September 2021
British Society of Aesthetics Connections: Conceptual Engineering and Aesthetics conference was planned to take place on 7–8 September 2020 in Cambridge, UK, but was POSTPONED until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
18th March 2020 to 19th March 2020
As part of the Heritage in War project co-run by Prof Derek Matravers in Philosophy of The Open University, this interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from a wide range of fields, such as philosophy, international law, heritage studies, archaeology, and the military, to explore issues connected to the protection of heritage in war and conflict.
18th September 2019 to 19th September 2019
As part of the Heritage in War project co-run by Prof Derek Matravers in Philosophy of The Open University, the academic philosophy conference held in September this year will present a robust account of the status of heritage in war by exploring philosophical work on Cultural Heritage and Ethics of War.
10th June 2019
FASS: New Curriculum Showcase
2nd April 2019 to 5th April 2019
British Philosophy of Sport Association Conference 2019 is being hosted by Philosophy Department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Oxford Universities Trinity College.
17th July 2018
The dilemma of how to protect culture and heritage in war zones, while making human life a priori