Week 9 Events

Discussion Group

  • Monday 16th November; 7pm; Usher’s, West Nicolson St. (Map)
    Topic: Utilitarianism
    We’re normally at the back table. Grab a coffee/pint and join us for some philosophical discussion. NO assumed knowledge and all are welcome! You can also follow the discussion on twitter.
  • Tuesday 17th November; 7pm; Usher’s, West Nicolson St. (Map)
    This week’s reading: Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth – specific pages will be posted on the PhilSoc Facebook group soon.
    Our Reading and Film Groups begin with a film every three weeks, followed by two weeks of readings on a related topic. NO assumed knowledge. 

Academic Support Office Hours

  • Thursday 19th November; 2pm until 4pm; Room 6.01, Dugald Stewart
    Our academic support officer will be holding Open Access office hours. Open to all undergraduate philosophy students with focus on pre-honours. Come along at any time with queries such as class content (including logic), tutorial readings, class essays and exams, and general peer support.
  • Thursday 19th November, 6:15pm; Lecture Theatre 4, Appleton Tower.
    Speaker: Dr. Andrew Ward, University of York
    Title: “How sceptical is Hume’s account of personal identity?”