Nottingham Centre for Social Philosophy


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We use philosophical tools to explore concepts and questions that matter to society right now, contributing to positive social change.

The Centre organises talks and events to encourage social philosophy of all kinds in Nottingham and beyond. 




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Dr Koshka Duff on Police Abolitionism

What is Policing?

Why is a Historical Approach Important?


Alternatives to Policing

Reform or Abolition?



Don't we need the Police?



Why is it important to address metaphysical aspects of social issues?

Professor Sally Haslanger, Ford Professor of Philosophy and Women's and Gender Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Associate Professor Mari Mikkola, Oxford University


Professor Jonathan Schaffer, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Associate Professor Brian Epstein, Tufts University



Nottingham Centre for Social Philosophy

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5151