Philosophy at Edinburgh
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28 Jan 2016

The PPLS student societies are trailblazing a new initiative...

Forward Thinking Blog: Andy Clark

27 Jan 2016

Andy Clark: Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action and the Embodied Mind...

Innovative Learning Week

11 Jan 2016

Innovative Learning Week 15 - 19 February 2016...

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Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

12 Feb 2016 15:30 – 17:30

Speaker: Yujin Nagasawa (University of Birmingham)
Title: 'The MaximalGod Thesis and the Modal Ont...

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

24 Feb 2016 12:00 – 13:00

Speaker: Alasdair Richmond
Topic: "How to Write an MsC"

Epistemology Research Group

24 Feb 2016 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Catherine Elgin
Title: 'TBA'

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

24 Feb 2016 16:30 – 18:30

Presenter: Prof Giovanna Colombetti (University of Exeter)
Title: "Affectivity and Incorporation"

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