8th January 2019: Trust and Sensation in the Public Communication of Exoplanet Science

Trust and Sensation in the Public Communication of Exoplanet Science     Hosted by the St Andrews Centre for Exoplanet Science and the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs. Funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Date: Tuesday 8th January 2018 Venue: room 104, Edgecliffe (Philosophy department), The Scores Description: There is, unsurprisingly, huge public … Read more

12th October 2018. Workshop: Extra-terrestrial life and purpose in the universe

Extra-terrestrial life and purpose in the Universe This interdisciplinary workshop brings together theologians, philosophers of religion, and moral philosophers to explore the potential impact of the discovery of extra-terrestrial life on our contemporary views about the existence or nature of God, the badness of human extinction, and the scale of our cosmic importance. Speakers have been … Read more

Conference on Human Rights at 70: Shrinking or Growing

Thursday 10th – Friday 11th May 2018 at the Byre Theatre Studio, St Andrews A conference occasioned by the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and hosted jointly by the Centre for Ethics Philosophy and  Public Affairs and the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews. Programme Thursday 10th … Read more