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23 August, 2017

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Research Grant Success

23 August, 2017

Derek Ball has been awarded AHRC funding for his project "What Kind of Mind? Engaging Children and the Public with Research on Animal and Infant Minds from Philosophy and Psychology”. The funding will allow Derek and collaborators in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience to work with primary school teachers and pupils in Fife and the Highlands to create materials and activities related to recent philosophical and empirical research on animal and infant minds, and to put on classes and activities in local prisons.

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Congratulations Dr Habgood-Coote

3 July, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Josh Habgood-Coote recently passed his viva. Josh successfully passed his disputation on his doctorate thesis 'Knowing-How: Linguistic and Philosophical Considerations'.

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Publication: Bruno Jacinto

26 June, 2017

Here is a link to Bruno's recently published paper in The Review of Symbolic Logic Strongly Millian Second-Order Modal Logics

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Congratulations Dr Touborg

20 June, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Caroline Toubourg recently passed her viva. Caroline successfully passed her disputation on her doctorate thesis '‘The Dual Nature of Causation’.

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Publication: Caroline Touborg

27 May, 2017

Here is a link to Caroline's recently published paper in Philosophical Studies Hasteners and delayers: why rains don't cause fires

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Publication: Josh Habgood-Coote

22 May, 2017

Here is a link to Josh's recently published paper in Philosophical Studies Knowledge-How is the Norm of Intention

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Publication: Claire Field

18 April, 2017

Claire's paper It’s OK to Make Mistakes: Against the Fixed Point Thesis is forthcoming in Episteme.

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Herman Cappelen - Super Special - Thu 13 Apr 11am

8 April, 2017

Herman will be giving a talk 'On the Illusion of Incoherent Concept' on Thursday 13th April at 11am in G03. All Welcome.

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Publication: Josh Habgood-Coote

7 April, 2017

Here is a link to Josh's recently published paper in Synthese Knowing-how, showing, and epistemic norms

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Publication: Josh Habgood-Coote

7 April, 2017

Here is a link to Josh's recently published paper in in Episteme Knowledge-How: Interrogatives and Free Relatives

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Research Grant Success

30 March, 2017

Jessica Brown has been awarded a Mind Association Senior Research Fellowship (12-month) for her project, Blame: Epistemic and Moral. The project focuses on the way in which we can be blamed for failing to follow epistemic standards or norms governing belief or action.

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Herman Cappelen - Super Special - Thu 30 Mar 11am

23 March, 2017

Herman will be giving a talk on Conceptual Engineering and the distinction between Metasemantics and metasemantic superstructure on Thursday 30th March at 11am in G03. All Welcome.

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Research Fellow: Theories of Paradox in Fourteenth-Century Logic

16 March, 2017

Barbara Bartocci, currently completing a PhD thesis on medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Topics, has been appointed to a Research Fellowship in the Leverhulme-funded project 'Theories of Paradox in Fourteenth-Century Logic: Edition and Translation of Key Texts'. Barbara will take up her post when the project starts on 1 August 2017. The project will run until July 2020 and is directed by Professor Stephen Read.

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Publication: Hasen Khudairi

19 January, 2017

Hasen's paper, 'Modal Ω-Logic: Automata, Neo-Logicism, and Set-theoretic Realism', is forthcoming in the 'Proceedings of the 2016 Meeting of the International Assocation for Computing and Philosophy'.

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Josh Habgood-Coote: Winner of the Scottish Outreach and Impact in Philosophy Prize

4 January, 2017

We are delighted by the news that Josh Habgood-Coote (St. Andrews and Stirling) is the winner of the Scottish Outreach and Impact in Philosophy prize for 2016. The prize of £500 was generously funded by EIDYN and the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH). Proposals for projects were designed by graduate students to engage the wider community with themes relating to their research. His winning project is called ‘Knowing How to Run: A Philosophical Exploration’. Josh’s project was chosen partly for its originality, measurability, and attractiveness. Congratulations Josh!

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