Are We Sure About Mind?

And if we think we are, then with whom might we share the ‘mind space’? Could it include, for example, animals? These and other questions relating to mind will be pursued in discussions at a workshop sponsored by the Philosophical Society’s Northern Group on 6th … Continue reading

Can Philosophy Help Psychiatric Patients?

A workshop to be held in Newcastle on 2nd June 2018.  In recent times the concept of mind has been at the centre of philosophical reflection. It is widely recognised, despite active and turbulent controversies, that we are working towards a non-reductive, yet non-dualist account … Continue reading

Being and the Voice of Philosophy

Philosophy Workshop Sponsored by the PSE Northern Group Being and the Voice of Philosophy Saturday, 23rd September, 2017 10.30 am – 6.00 pm Methodist Hall, Alnmouth, Northumberland  This year’s guest speaker is Michael Lewis. He is a lecturer in philosophy at Newcastle University. Among his … Continue reading