Monthly Archives: April 2017

Music and Philosophy Conference

Derek Matravers is one of the organisers of the 2017 Music and Philosophy Conference (he is also organising a session on music in videogames). It has a great programme, including papers by people such as Roger Scruton and Jean-Luc Nancy. All the information can be found here:


Simon’s Choice is nominated for a BAFTA

The documentary, ‘Simon’s Choice’, which followed a man who chose to end his life in a Swiss clinic, has been nominated for a BAFTA in the ‘Single Documentary’ category. It was an OU/BBC co-production. The academic consultants were Sam Murphy, from the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education, and Language Studies, and Derek Matravers from the department.

Further details can be found here: