Month: December 2007

Festive Philosophy?

Well – ’tis the season to tolerate the tabloids feigning outrage at the alleged suppression of Christmas traditions in the name of political correctness (see HERE for an example, and HERE for an article from the Guardian on […]

  Christmas 16 December 2007  

Philosophy & Ethics Reading Group

Our next book is Dostoevsky’s ‘The Double’. A short description can be found on the wordpress site: readingphilosophyOur next meeting will be Tuesday 5th February. Time and place to be confirmed.

  Uncategorised 12 December 2007  

Got A Complaint?

Philosopher Julian Baggini is currently writing a book on Complaint and asking as many people as possible to contribute by completing a short online survey. After taking the survey you may also want to read his piece for […]

  Uncategorised 11 December 2007  

Christmas meal final details

Well – chaos and confusion rule – but Shajaat has finally sent me the FINAL details: I’m really sorry, but among all the chaos and confusion the situation has been resolved. Due to David Webster’s talk at the […]

  Beehive 7 December 2007  

Cafe Scientifique, 10th December ’07: Religion – Good or Evil?

The people from Cafe Scientifique have persuaded me to do an evening talk on Monday 10th December at the Beehive pub, Tivoli, Cheltenham: see or download details at The topic is Religion: Good or Evil? So, […]

  Beehive 3 December 2007  

RPE Xmas meal

change of planJust to let you know that the RPE Christmas Meal will be on Sunday 9th December at Spice Exchange Indian Restaurant, Clarence Parade, Cheltenham @ 18:00. please let me (or one of the level 3 student […]

  Christmas meal 3 December 2007  

Robots, AI, Ethics and Military Technology

Now, we rarely post articles (or links to) from the US Armed Forces Journal on this blog, but I was sent the link to an interesting one, entitled: Fast Forward to the Robot Dilemma. This talks about the […]

  ethics 2 December 2007