Most people would agree that companies should stick to certain ethical standards, but does it make good businesses sense when a firm needs to make a profit to survive? Yes…Read More >
Department of Philosophy – Wittgenstein Forum: Kai Büttner (Barranquilla, Colombia)
Department of Philosophy – Wittgenstein Forum Led by Harry Tappenden & Harry Tomany
Five Reading academics at the top of their game have been awarded University Research Fellowships to develop their work in the arts, humanities and social sciences over the next year.
Interfaith Week 2018 Politically and socially, the world has changed over the last few years in ways that few could predict. In this complex and fast-changing world, what is the…Read More >
It’s 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers (15 Sept 2008) and the ensuing financial crisis still haunts us today. But how many lessons have been learned? Here, Professor…Read More >
We all know that flying leaves a huge carbon footprint – but is that OK if we pay for carbon-offsetting each time we get on a plane? Philosophy Lecturer Luke…Read More >
Pain is a complex cognitive and emotional experience, which means that understanding the structure of our pain experience is far from easy. Our beliefs and expectations about pain alter perceptual,…Read More >
In a new post for The Conversation, John Preston looks at how the work of 20th century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein was shaped by his love for a young mathematician, who…Read More >
This seminar will be given by Tim Mulgan from St Andrew’s. Topic TBC.