Philosophers at Red Haus: Climate Change, Climate Strike

Next up in the monthly "Philosophers at Red Haus series" (organized by centre-member Matt Cull and Nadia Mehdi) is the topic Climate Change and Climate Strike! When? Friday, November 22nd Where? Café Red Haus Books, 232 Abbeydale Road, S7 1FL Nether Edge, Sheffield "This month we’ll be reflecting on climate change and the recent climate …

Philosophy in Schools: Enrichend Curriculum, Enriched Lives – 19th of November

The event "Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives", organied by centre co-director Josh Forstenzer and centre-member Angie Hobbs, is coming up on the 19th of November! When? Tuesday, 19/11/201913:00-19:30Where? The RSA (Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), 8 John Adam StreetLondon, WC2N 6EZ, UK From the event description: "In the age of “fake …

Date Change: Philosophy in Education Seminar Series

The date for the Education and Philosophy Seminar Series first event this semseter has changed from the 31st of October to the 28th of November. All other details remain the same: Charlotte Haines Lyon (York St John University): "Unpicking the neoliberal noose: working towards democratic parent engagement in a primary school" 2pm-3.30pm Humanities Research Institute …

Otis Mensah on Hip Hop, Philosophy, Access and Arts & Humanities

A discussion about Hip Hop and Philosophy and issues of Access in the Arts and Humanities 7th November 2019, 6:00pm – 7.00pmLecture Theatre 4 (LT4), Diamond Building "Sheffield’s very own Poet Laureate and Hip Hop artist, Otis Mensah, presents a lecture on the intimate relationship between Hip Hop and Philosophy; arguing that the art form …

Two events you don’t want to miss on the 31st of October!

Two exciting events are coming up on the 31st of October! In the afternoon, the Education and Philosophy Seminar Series is putting on the following talk: Charlotte Haines Lyon (York St John University): "Unpicking the neoliberal noose: working towards democratic parent engagement in a primary school" 2pm-3.30pm Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room, Upper Hanover Street …

Philosophical Event at Foodhall. Plates #29: Philosoplates!

When? 23rd of Octobmer 2019, 7:30-10:30pm Where? Foodhall Sheffield, 121 Eyre St, Sheffield S1 4QW There is a great event at Foodhall coming up - a night full of philosophically intriguing questions about food, and intriguing philosophical food that's all about questions. "We'll be asking whether food can be art, whether it can ever be …

Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives

From today on, you can find a new page for the upcoming event "Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives" on our website. The event is organized by Angie Hobbs and centre co-director Josh Forstenzer, addressing the issues of how "in the age of “fake news”, “post-truth” politics, and increasing media polarisation, the capacities for …

Article by Eric Olson: “Apollo 11 made us believe we could do anything – the truth is it could hasten our downfall”

Eric Olson, center member and professor for Philosophy here in Sheffield, just published an article in The Conversation about how technology can't save us from ourselves. In his piece, he reflects on the social uptake of spectacular technological successes like the moon landing, and how societies uphold the subsequent, yet misleading belief, that technologies will …