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Reading Group on Philippa Foot

We have our third In Parenthesis reading group on September 30th. With a little help from Cora Diamond we’ve selected three great pieces by Philippa Foot. See here for details....

First Reading Group Meeting

We had our first Reading Group meeting last Friday in Durham! Discussion was  wide-ranging. We wondered how the private language argument and considerations about rule-following play out in Anscombe and Murdoch, the Kantian...

Questions for Midgley?

We are meeting Mary Midgley on Monday next week to get further low-down on the Golden Age. Send us your questions! These can range from ‘Who taught you Kant?’, ‘What do you think about contemporary philosophy?’, ‘In ‘Beast and...

Join our reading group!

We’re starting a reading group — join us! Anscombe, Foot, Midgley and Murdoch were undergraduates together at Oxford University during WWII. Each month we’ll set readings by these remarkable women, and discuss...

British Academy Funding Success!

We are thrilled to announce that the In Parenthesis project has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Research Grant! The grant will run for two years from April 1st 2016. Among other initiatives, a monthly reading group...

IWD photos now available

Rachel and Ilana were at our conference taking wonderful photos all day. We’ve published a selection on our website — please feel free to browse, download and share. We’re planning to print our favourites and...

Midgley keynote: Silence about Silence

Our International Women’s Day conference is just 2 days away. We’re really excited. Over 90 people have registered to join us, so it should be a wonderful celebration of women’s voices. Just to remind you, we...

IWD Conference Next Week!

Our International Women’s Day conference, “Re-Sounding Voices: Women, Silence and the Production of Knowledge” is coming up next week on Tuesday, 8th March. We have such an exciting line up of speakers and are...

Third Keynote: Mary Midgley

We are so excited to confirm that Mary Midgley will join us at our International Women’s Day conference. Midgley was part of an extraordinary group of women at Oxford University in the 1930s. The prominence of Midgley,...

Interview with Mary Midgley

Mary Midgley has generously offered us her time on Monday, so we’re off to interview her about the Golden Age of female philosophy! We’ve got our own list of questions, but if there’s anything you think we...

First Keynote: Professor Katharine Cockin

We’re excited to announce our first keynote speaker for our Re-Sounding Voices conference. Katharine Cockin is Professor of English at Hull University. She’ll be speaking about A Pageant of Great Women, a women’s...

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