Philosophy and Ethics Group past topics

Date
Topic
30/09/16
Sport and genetic enhancement :
14/10/16
Free speech :
28/10/16
Private Languages 1 - Fred Cole
11/11/16
Private Languages 2 - Fred Cole
25/11/16
Why should we care about climate change?
09/12/16
Art, censorship and morality
23/12/16
 
06/01/17
The family :
20/01/17
Copyright :
03/02/17
Sex and perversion
17/02/17
Business ethics :
03/03/17
Organ transplants :
17/03/17
What's wrong with killing? Michael Sandell "THE MORAL SIDE OF MURDER"
31/03/17
Trolleys, killing and the doctrine of double effect :
14/04/17
Blame and historic injustice : How should we judge slave owners?
28/04/17
The right to have babies : As IVF technology has developed, so have ethical questions
12/05/17
Human use of animals : Peter Singer,
26/05/17
Where am I? Daniel Dennett
07/07/17
Neuroscience Can Tell Us About Morality
21/07/17
Bio-Ethics Bites
15/09/17
Trust
29/09/17
Status Quo Bias
13/10/17
Life and Death
27/10/17
Moral Status
10/11/17
Designer Babies
16 February 2018
Kate Jeffery on Concepts and Representation
2 March 2018
Cancelled
16 March 2018
No meeting
30 March 2018
Anthony Gottlieb on Pierre Bayle & Kathleen Stock on Fiction and the Emotions
13 April 2018
David Miller on Immigration
27 April 2018
Sophie Scott on the Meaning of Laughter

Michael Sandell on 'Citizens of Nowhere?'
11 May 2018
No meeting
25 May 2018
No meeting
8 June 2018
No meeting
22 June 2018
Peter Godfrey-Smith on Mental Representations
6 July 2018
Noel Carroll on Criticism
20 July 2018
Cecile Fabre on Remembrance
3 August 2018
Jesse Prinz on Thinking with Pictures
17 August 2018
Kieran Setiya on the Mid-Life Crisis
31 August 2018
Catherine Wilson on Epicureanism
14 September 2018
Gregg Caruso on Freewill and Punishment
28 September 2018
Greg Currie on the Philosophy of Film
12 October 2018
Katherine Morris on Merleau-Ponty on the Body
26 October 2018
Michael Devitt on Experimental Semantics
9 November 2018
Steven Hyman on Categorising Mental Disorders
23 November 2018
Leif Wenar on Trade and Tyranny
7 December 2018
Katrin Flikschuh on Philosophy in Africa
21 December 2018
Carlo Rovelli on Philosophy and Physics
4 January 2019
John Worrall on Evidence-Based Medicine
18 January 2019
Joshua Greene on the Construction of Thought
1 February 2019
Graham Priest on Buddhism and Philosophy
15 February 2019
Jesse Prinz on Is Everything Socially Constructed?
1 March 2019
Massimo Pigliucci on the Demarcation Problem
15 March 2019
David Owens on Duty
29 March 2019
Kimberley Brownlee on Social Deprivation..
12 April 2019
Shelly Kagan on Speciesism
26 April 2019
David Owens on Duty
10 May 2019
Shaun Nichols on Death and the Self
24 May 2019
No meeting
24 May 2019
Larry Temkin on Obligations to the Needy
7 June 2019
William B. Irvine on Living Stoically
21 June 2019
Kathleen Stock on What is a woman?
26 July 2019
Philip Pettit on the Birth of Ethics