How Does it Feel? Interpersonal Understanding and Affective Empathy
Professor Thomas Schramme has been awarded £350,000 for the project.
The Psychology and Epistemology of Political Cognition
How do people form views about contentious political issues such as the costs and benefits of immigration? What about scientific issues that are relevant to public policy such as climate change?
Jonathan Edwards Centre
It exists to promote research into all aspects of the thought of America’s greatest-ever philosopher-theologian, Reverend Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758).
The Philosopher-in-Residence scheme aims to help deliver an exciting programme of situated research through the professional development series “THINKING MATTERS”.
Life, Death and Meaning
Can we see the value in things only if they are fragile and bound to perish? Why should it be necessary for life to have not only a beginning, but also an end? Would that imply that for the world as a whole to have meaning, it too will have to end one day? And why should we need a final purpose, instead of an open-ended sequence of purposes to find meaning in life?
Women In Parenthesis
Women In Parenthesis explores the contribution of a remarkable group of philosophers who met as young women at Oxford University during World War II.
The Integrity Project
The Integrity Project investigates the value of integrity, and the price of doing without it.
Donation Research Network
The goal of the Network is to elicit and share boundary-crossing ideas and perspectives on the nature of donation.
Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures
The objective of the research group is to empirically contribute to establishing a positive and informed normative theory of needs-based justice.
Marriage and the State
In the UK, and in most countries, the state is deeply involved with the institution of marriage. Is this really the best relationship between the state and the institution of marriage, however?
Managing Knowledge of Genetic Relatedness in Donor Conception
What kind of information should donor-conceived people be able to find out about their donor and donor-conceived siblings?
Philosophy and the Future
Our pioneering Philosophy and the Future research theme focuses on the ethical, political, social, metaphysical and spiritual implications of climate change, technological and scientific developments, and emerging forms of social and political interaction.
Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures
The Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures is an interdisciplinary research centre based in the University of Liverpool, bringing together researchers from various disciplines but focused primarily on English, Philosophy, and Special Collections & Archives. Read more.