Online Sixth Form Philosophy Conference

Philosophy at Southampton will host a free online conference for Sixth Form students and their tutors between 6th and 10th December, 2021. This will involve:

A series of short, engaging, and accessible pre-recorded talks by our lecturers. These will be hosted on a dedicated, password-protected website.
Students and tutors at participating schools and colleges will be able to access the site without having to sign up for an account.
They will then have the chance to view the videos and post comments and questions relating to each talk at any point during the week.
Our lecturers will post their own comments in response to yours throughout the week.
Provisional schedule

Moral Philosophy:
“Mill on Virtue”, by Dr. Brian McElwee
Epistemology:
“The Value of Knowledge”, by Prof. Daniel Whiting
Metaphysics of God:
“The Modal Ontological Argument”, by Dr. Lee Walters
Metaphysics of Mind:
“Wittgenstein’s Private Language Argument”, by Prof. Denis McManus
In addition, there will a talk on studying philosophy at university by Dr Will McNeill.



Registration

The conference is free to attend but spaces are limited.
Registration closes on Friday 26th November.
Tutors can register their class by emailing: phil-outreach@soton.ac.uk
Please include your name, your school, and the class size.
On confirmation of registration, you will be sent further details of the event and a password for access.