Swansea Philosophy Research Group Launch Event

April 26, 2024
Department of Politics, Philosophy, and International Relations, Swansea University

Room 122
Richard Price Building, Sketty Lane
Swansea SA2 8PP
United Kingdom

This event is available both online and in-person


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We are delighted to announce a launch event to celebrate the founding of the Philosophy Research Group at Swansea University. We aim to showcase the variety and quality of ongoing philosophy research at the university and to make fruitful connections with other institutions.

All are welcome and registration is free. Please indicate your intention to attend by Thursday 18th April 2024 using the following form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=LrXKu76f1kOi859mxD3yaPfs7stGHPRGroTvCMCuRXtUNDhCTVg0MjZLREUyUVBYUUJKSklTRkI3Mi4u. Any questions, please get in touch. ([email protected])

This is a hybrid event. Online attendance is via zoom at the following link: https://swanseauniversity.zoom.us/j/97911824566?pwd=NjNyYWgvVE5aTWRpNnhINDY3enNGdz09


1:00—1:15 Arrival

1:15—1:45 Fiona Woollard (Southampton) “Why not get rid of mothers (and other gendered personal roles)?”
1:45—2:00 Response: Paddy McQueen (Swansea)
2:00—2:15 Q&A

2:15—2:45 Jane Gatley (Swansea) “Philosophical Puzzles and Solutions: Implementing the Curriculum for Wales”
2:45—3:00 Response: Patrick Cockburn (Swansea)
3:00—3:15 Q&A

3:15—3:30 Comfort Break

3:30—4:00 Rob Knowles (Swansea) “Fictionalism and the Foundations of Mathematical Language”
4:00—4:15 Response: Fritz-Gregor Herrmann (Swansea)
4:15—4:30 Q&A

4:30—5:00 Ian Kidd (Nottingham)Depression and Hermeneutical Injustice”
5:00—5:15 Response: Anna Bortolan (Swansea)
5:15—5:30 Q&A

6:00 Dinner and drinks

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