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The Islamic Gardens of Andalusia: A talk by Roy Jackson

On November 14th, at 7.30pm, at Park Campus (Teaching Centre) RPE tutor, Dr Roy Jackson will give a talk entitled The Islamic Gardens of Andalusia. This event is open to all, and Roy has substantial experience visiting the region, as […]

  Uncategorised 3 November 2016  

Diwali 2016 in Leicester.. 

Writing this as our coach powers through the darkness of the nighttime M5, back to Cheltenham from a trip to Leicester. We were there with students for the, huge, Diwali celebrations. We ate food, bought sweets, watched fireworks, […]

  Uncategorised 30 October 2016  

Free-Will debate with new students..

So, last night, we went to Copa in Cheltenham – and Dave and Roy argued about Free-Will. Dave argued for free-will.. Roy argued that we do not have Free-will. We met today for a vote.. here are the […]

  Uncategorised 23 September 2016  

Are Pornographers Anti-Sex? RPE Professor on Radio 4.

RPE’s Professor Melissa Raphael was on Radio Four last night – and you can listen again at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07qbcbs   Melissa Raphael argues that if people are shocked by contemporary pornography it’s not because they are prudes but because, […]

  Uncategorised 1 September 2016  

A Guest Post from Kings Norton: Was Philosophy what you expected?

In one of our final guest posts before the Summer, Eve M considers how her study of philosophy at A Level has shaped her view of the subject. Philosophy wasn’t what I thought – a reflection: Eve M, Year […]

  Uncategorised 21 July 2016  

Philosophy wasn’t what I thought it’d be: A guest post.

A guest post on the blog today from Birmingham. Dina C reflects on what she found when starting to study philosophy at A-Level Philosophy wasn’t what I thought – a reflection: Dina C., an upcoming year 13 student […]

  Uncategorised 20 July 2016  

My Favourite Philosopher – Nietzsche: A guest post by Victoria G.

Another guest post about a favourite philosopher. This one should meet the approval of our resident Nietzsche expert Dr Roy Jackson! The author, Victoria G, is a year 10 pupil at Malcolm Arnold Academy, and she makes a […]

  Uncategorised 18 July 2016  

My Favourite Philosopher? Charles Darwin, by Zaima K.

Here, a Year 10 (age14-15) pupil from the Malcolm Arnold Academy in Northampton, has written a piece about their ‘Favourite Philosopher’. The choice of Darwin may make some of you think ‘he is not a philosopher’ – but I’d […]

  Uncategorised 17 July 2016  

Should Everyone Study Philosophy? A guest post from Malcolm Arnold Academy

Another guest post. Nadia is a year 10 (age 14-15) pupil from Northampton, and has chosen to tackle the issue of whether everyone should study philosophy… Should everyone study philosophy? – from Nadia A., Year 10, Malcolm Arnold Academy. […]

  Uncategorised 16 July 2016  

Guest post from Shrewsbury High School: Women in Christianity, particularly the 4th Gospel

Today, we have have a guest post from Cece W. Cece is a Year 12 student at Shrewsbury High School, and chose the ‘what were you surprised to learn while studying RS?” topic: When studying a religion, what I […]

  Uncategorised 15 July 2016