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The first ever #WileyHumanitiesFest Has Begun

The first ever Wiley Humanities Festival has begun! Visit to see the lineup and experience the festival.

September 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

Secrets of the Mind: with Roger Penrose, Iain McGilchrist, and Nicholas Humphrey

We have no explanation of consciousness. Yet from the origins of life to the workings of the atom, science has provided answers when none were thought possible.  Might we be … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hypatia Symposium – Interview with Petra Tschakert

Petra Tschakert, Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and The Earth and Environmental Systems Institute (EESI) at Pennsylvania State University, discusses important themes in gender and climate change for … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hypatia Symposium – Interview with Nancy Tuana

Nancy Tuana, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Rock Institute for Ethics at Pennsylvania State University, discusses important themes in gender and climate change for the Hypatia Special Issue … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Philosophers on Film: Michael Williams

Our showcase of the ‘Philosophers on Film’ series continues today with this interview with Prof Michael Williams (Johns Hopkins University), interviewed during his recent visit to NIP. The goal of the … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Nigel Warburton ‘resigns’ from the world of academic philosophy

A lot of professional philosophers lack the imagination required to think about what it’s like not to understand something. Some have got into a complacent habit of speaking to each … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Interview: The Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach

Aaron Meskin is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Leeds. He is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters on aesthetics and other philosophical subjects. He … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

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