Research Projects

Projects

How Does it Feel? Interpersonal Understanding and Affective Empathy

How Does it Feel? Interpersonal Understanding and Affective Empathy

Professor Thomas Schramme has been awarded £350,000 for the project.

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Jonathan Edwards Centre

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).

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Life, Death, and Meaning

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? 

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Women in Parenthesis

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.

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AI, Consciousness & Robotics

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.

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Philosophy in the World

Philosophy in the World

The Department of Philosophy has a long and distinguished history of combining research excellence in core areas of philosophy with innovative work at the frontiers of the discipline as this intersects with matters of wider public concern.

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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.

Past Projects

Past Projects

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