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The RPE course at the University of Gloucestershire.

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Welcome to new RPE students!

As we approach the start of term – a quick post to welcome all the RPE students joining us! There are loads of archives here of posts – and will be new ones shortly… In the meantime, feel…

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Autonomism

What is the antagonism at the heart of the new form of contemporary capitalism? The capitalist is looking for ever new creative subjectivities, but this subjectivity must be controlled and limited. The contradictions of capital take place within…

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Hindu Mandir to be built in Pakistan…a good day for Hindu-Muslim co-existence.

This is really good news for Pakistan’s small but thriving Hindu community and is especially important in terms of being able to provide the all important rituals that ensure Hindus who have died will have a safe passage…

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Uni Glos Religion, Philosopy and Ethics score 100% in National Student Survey

As well as attaining 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey, the department for Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at University of Gloucestershire has been rated 7th in the national Guardian league table for the subject area…

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Freshers uncover some grave truths in a time of Covid @ RPE Uni Glos

During a severely disrupted induction week this our new students acquainted themselves with the religious and philosophical landscape of Cheltenham by following a, ‘Walk of Faith and No faith’ map around the city centre. One group found themselves…

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What is Money?

What is money? We all use money every day, yet it is the most mysterious of commodities. It can be bought and sold like everything else (think of the currency markets) but it is also the medium through…

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100% RPE @ Glos 7th in the country!

As well as attaining 100% overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey, the department for Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at University of Gloucestershire has been rated 7th in the national Guardian league table for the subject area…

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Philosophy as a way of Life

Nowadays we tend to think of philosophy as an academic discipline you study in university and that to be a philosopher is to be a professor of philosophy. But that is not always how it has been, according…

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Why Philosophy?

Why do philosophy at all?

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Faith in Lockdown: some truly astonishing images.

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/jul/03/keeping-the-faith-religion-in-the-uk-amid-coronavirus?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other This is a great pictorial journey through the lockdown experience from a religious perspective (click on to the above link). Three months without congregational worship may have been hard for many but there have been some that…

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