Monthly Archives: November 2017

Philosophy Matters 1: Raamy Majeed

This is the first of an occasional series in which OU academics talk about their research, particularly that which bears on topics studied on OU courses.

In the first, we have our newest recruit, Raamy Majeed, talking about his research in the Philosophy of Mind.

 

The interview can be found on our YouTube channel here

Derek Matravers named 2017 Wollheim Lecturer

Professor Derek Matravers has been named the 2017 Wollheim Lecturer by the American Society for Aesthetics. Derek will give his lectures at their 75th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA., November 15-18, 2017.

Richard Wollheim (pictured above) was a British philosopher specialising in Philosophy of Mind and Aesthetics. He served as the president for the British Society of Aesthetics from 1992 until his death in 2003.

More info about the lectures can be found here.