Month: February 2010

Philosophers in the Movies

I noticed our local cinema is showing The Last Station which is about the last year of Leo Tolstoy’s life. Tolstoy is played by Christopher Plummer and his wife is played by Helen Mirren. The names of these […]

  philosophers 19 February 2010  

RPE Research Seminar on Thursday 25th February

Dr Alan Kirby will be giving a talk on ‘The Arguable Death of Postmodernism, and Beyond?’ at Francis Close Hall, room TC006b on Thursday 25th February at 5.30. All welcome.

  philosophy 19 February 2010  

Sufism in Britain – Conference

Tuesday 13 April 2010; University of GloucestershireTiered Lecture Theatre, FCH Campus, Swindon Road, Cheltenham Sufism is a movement in Islam that has contributed immensely to its expansion, especially in the non-Arab regions of the world. The mystical movement […]

  Conference 16 February 2010  

The Philosophy Society: February Meeting

The Philosophy Society reading group is meeting tomorrow evening, Thursday, 11th February, 7pm in The Gallery Room above the SU Bar at Park Campus. The set reading is a few words from Roland Barthes in the form of […]

  philosophy reading group 10 February 2010  

A Day To Remember…

‘How happy is the blameless Vestal’s lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot; Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d’ (Alexander Pope, Eloisa and Abelard) Yesterday I took a class on […]

  Uncategorised 4 February 2010  

RPE Day Trip

As part of our ongoing mission to enrich your minds (see the Film series on Ning for current students), we are planning an RPE Day Out… The plan is to visit the newly refurbished and reopened Ashmolean Museum […]

  Ashmolean 1 February 2010