Month: November 2014

Graduation ’14!

Yesterday saw us celebrate the achievements of another RPE cohort! It was a great day at the Racecourse, and then FCH Chapel As usual, you can see all our RPE pictures at https://www.flickr.com/photos/58244916@N00/  And the Uni has a Flickr account too […]

  Uncategorised 28 November 2014  

In conversation about GamerGate, Propaganda and more..

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Robert Jackson (currently doing a PhD at Lancaster) about what he has found interesting about the recent ‘GamerGate‘ issue.. [We recorded in rather a dark cafe […]

  Video Games 27 November 2014  

BioShock and Philosophy – asking Robert Jackson about his book

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Robert Jackson (currently doing a PhD at Lancaster) about the game BioShock, and the philosophical issues he discusses in his book about the game: […]

  philosophy 26 November 2014  

Video Games and Philosophy: Dr David Webster interviews Robert Jackson

In this video, Dr David Webster asks Robert Jackson, a PhD student at Lancaster, about Philosophy & Video games. Are video games worth studying? Why, and in what ways, might philosophers be interested in them? [We recorded in […]

  Video Games 26 November 2014  

Emma Watsons’s ‘HeForShe’ Speech on Gender Equality (by Shannon Boyle)

Emma Watson’s gender equality speech launches the ‘HeForShe’ campaign which encourages men to join the feminist movement. An inclusive approach is necessary in achieving gender equality. The most inclusive approach may be intersectional feminism which suggests that society […]

  Gender 3 November 2014