Department of Philosophy

Research - Philosophy

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The Department of Philosophy is a centre of research excellence. We have a wide-ranging and successful postgraduate programme. We are also home to the Nottingham Centre for Social Philosophy

In the REF 2014, the panel graded 69% of the department's research activity as being ‘world leading’, or ‘internationally excellent’, with the remainder all of a quality that is ‘recognised internationally'.

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Clusters

Research specialisms within the Department

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Projects

Explore our research projects

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Networks

Research centres, networks and collaborations

 
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People

Find an expert in a specific research area

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Events

Research seminars, talks, and conferences

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Degrees

Research and study programmes

 
I like to compare philosophy with physical exercise: you need to be disciplined, focused, to have good stamina, and practise it daily. As with regular exercise, you soon see the benefits in students – their minds clearer, their arguments sharper, their insights keener. They slowly become intellectually fit, capable of stronger arguments, able to move heavier ideas – that’s why I like teaching it. 
 

Ian James Kidd, Assistant Professor  

 

Department of Philosophy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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