Annual meeting of the Northern Phenomenology Network in Sheffield!

Tomorrow, 6th of July, the Northern Phenomenology Network is holding its annual meeting in Sheffield - organized by our centre member Komarine Romdenh-Romluc. From 9:30 to 17:00 we'll hear from Jonathan Mitchell (Manchester) on "The Phenomenal Contribution of Attention",Emily Hughes (York) on "The Manifold Temporalities of Grief"Jacob Kingsbury Downs (Sheffield) on "Auditory Flooding and Sonorous …

T. Ryan Byerly on whether improving your personality is a moral duty or a category confusion

Our centre member T. Ryan Byerly has recently published a piece in Psyche, asking whether attempts to improve our personalities can be understood as a moral duty or manifests a category confusion. He points out that it is tempting to think that "we’re obliged to improve some areas of our personality, while other aspects of …

Pride month

It's pride month, and a good opportunity to draw attention to the fantastic Trans Philosophy Project. It functions as support for "events (e.g., conference, symposia, and lecture series) and resource initiatives. Events aim to facilitate the development of work in trans philosophy across a broad range of research areas, including metaphysics, epistemology, phenomenology, social/political philosophy, …

Angie Hobbs’ “Plato’s Republic. A Ladybird Expert Book” selected as one of the best introduction guides to Philosophy by Five Books

Our centre member Angie Hobbs' book "Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book" has been selected by Nigel Warburton for Five Books as the number one "Best Introductions to Philosophy"! Introductory books are important, as he points out in an inteview about his choices : "Now,  some philosophers, when asked about introductory books, say, ‘Well, of …