August edition of The Reasoner now available
30 July 2018
The Reasoner is our monthly digest highlighting exciting new research on reasoning, inference and method in the broadest meaning of the terms. The latest issue, August 2018, is now available. The August contents include: An interview with Margaret Gilbert – Anika Fiebich Models of Bounded Reasoning in Individuals and Groups, Leiden 2-6 July 2018 – Zoi Terzopoulou Medieval Reasoning – Graziana Ciola Mathematical Philosophy – Silv...
Congratulations to Simon Kirchin
27 July 2018
On 1 October 2018, Dr Simon Kirchin, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, will be promoted to Professor in the Department of Philosophy. Our congratulations to Simon on his well earned promotion for the forthcoming academic year.
Congratulations to Edward Kanterian
27 July 2018
On 1 October 2018, Dr Edward Kanterian will be promoted to Reader in the Department of Philosophy. Our congratulations to Edward on his well earned promotion for the forthcoming academic year.
New open access publication on mechanisms in medicine
25 July 2018
Jon Williamson, Professor of Reasoning, Inference and Scientific Method, and Dr Michael Wilde, Lecturer in Philosophy, both from the Department of Philosophy, have contributed to the book Evaluating Evidence of Mechanisms in Medicine (Springer, 2018), co-authored with Veli-Pekka Parkkinen, Christian Wallmann, Brendan Clarke, Phyllis Illari, Michael P Kelly, Charles Norell, Federica Russo and Beth Shaw. (Veli-...
Matthew Whittingham publishes PhD thesis
20 July 2018
Kent alumnus Dr Matthew Whittingham, who completed his doctorate in the Department of Philosophy, has published his thesis as The Self and Social Relations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Matthew's book is concerned with the human individual and her relationship with the communities of which she is a member. It argues against the traditional atomistic view that individuals are essentially independent of the social relations into which they enter, and i...