Month: January 2014

Friday frivolity..

As it’s nearly the weekend – I thought I’d post something less serious. I’ve been having some text chats (using ifaketext.com in case you’re interested) with dead philosophers… You can see these entirely fictional exchanges at: my tumblr : http://dispirited-dave.tumblr.com/ 

  Uncategorised 31 January 2014  

Spirit, Soul, Body, Mind: A Day Conference on Biblical Spirituality

Saturday 1 March 2014, 10.00am-4.00pm in Room TC103, The Park Campus, Cheltenham. For details take a look here: https://uniofglos.blog/rpe/wp-content/uploads/sites/16/2018/07/5312_bibspiritbooklet_jan14.pdf 

  Uncategorised 29 January 2014  

Humanities Public Lecture – Tim Ingold

The next speaker in our series of Humanities Public Lecture is Tim Ingold, who will be speaking on ‘Lines and Weather’ on 31 January, Francis Close Hall TC001 (Main lecture theatre) at 7:30pm. Professor Ingold is Chair in […]

  Uncategorised  

Self and Not-Self in Buddhism – a short reading of the Ananda-Sutta

A short podcast on issues of self/not-self in Buddhism: Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire. FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and past students talking about Philosophy,Religion, Ethics, Religious Education and more.. (and […]

  buddhism 28 January 2014  

Kamma, Rebirth and Ethics – with Ambalatthika-rahulovada Sutta reading..

A longer video – which looks at kamma and rebirth, before a reading of the  Ambalatthika-rahulovada Sutta, to think about kamma and ethics: (you may notice, I’ve got some nice new software for making this kind of resource – which […]

  buddhism 26 January 2014  

Philippe Aries on Death in Western Culture

For students on our Love, Sex and Death module, but others may be interested.. Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire. FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and past students talking about Philosophy,Religion, […]

  death 24 January 2014  

An Islamic Approach to the Environment

A conversation between Dr Maria Nita and Dr Roy Jackson on an Islamic approach to environmental protection:

  Environment  

The Four Noble Truths

I talk about the Four Noble Truths: The Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta: Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire. FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and past students […]

  buddhism  

Access to Insight – looking at Buddhist Texts

How to access the Buddhist texts at Access to Insight – a really useful set of texts! Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire.   FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and […]

  Videos 22 January 2014  

Buddhism and Pessimism

I talk about Buddhism, Suffering and Pessimism: FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and past students talking about Philosophy,Religion, Ethics, Religious Education and more.. (and the odd cat picture..)

  buddhism 17 January 2014