Friday, September 30, 2011

Gloucestershire Philosophical Society

 Wednesday, 5th.October, 2011, 7.30.p.m., FCH Room HC203. 

Dr. John Hockey, University of Gloucestershire, will be giving a talk on "Embodied Ideology: the case of infantry".

In this talk, John discusses how the military organisation-which constitutes the cutting edge of the state-socialises its members into particular values and norms, and also into particular somatic practices.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Roy talks God..

We are putting together a video glossary for the module RPE210 - The God of Philosophy - where module tutor, Dr Roy Jackson, talks about key ideas...  This is just a sample, which I thought would be of interest..

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Making the most of the module

This is a video, with some advice for students on RPE110; but may be of interest to all students...

There are more videos, related to the course and its content, at

Tuesday, September 06, 2011


Just a quick post to welcome our new students, and existing ones, to a new academic year.

Of course - the course Facebook site (feel free to join) is still available via - and is always lively...

Information about Induction for new students is being finalised at present, and will be out soon. If you have any worries - contact a member of the RPE team...

Thrills beyond words...

Just to let people know - the United Kingdom Association for Buddhist Studies has, on its website, made available (free!) the back copies (vol. 1-22) of the journal Buddhist Studies Review. is the link. Enjoy, and let me know if there are any technical problems...