Department of Philosophy

Philosophy: learning, teaching, research


Nottingham's Department of Philosophy is a centre of excellence in research and teaching and especially strong in the areas of metaphysics, mind and language, and ethics.

Andrew Fisher
Head of Department

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Ian James Kidd asks: Can there be anything good in the experience of illness?

Ian James Kidd has written an article for online magazine, Aeon, exploring whether there is anything good about being ill.
PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections

PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections

New PhD studentship in the Faculty of Arts to study our manuscripts and special collections.

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Our next events

Sensing Divinity: Incense, religion and the ancient sensorium

23 - 24/06/2017
British School of Rome, Ecole francaise de Rome
For scholars working in archaeology, anthropology, cultural history, literature, art history, and the history of religion, as well as local artists and members of the public.

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Department of Philosophy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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