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18-19 April, Virtue in Aristotle, KCL

On April 18th and 19th, King’s College London will host a conference on the topic of virtue in Aristotle, with an emphasis on how this theme emerges in works other than the Nicomachean Ethics

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BSHP Annual Conference 2024 - Full Programme & Registration

Register now for the Annual Conference 2024 at University of Liverpool, 8-10 April. 



As part of our commitment to equality and diversity, the BSHP is a member of the BPA/SWIP Good Practice Scheme. The Scheme aims to assist UK philosophy departments, learned societies and journals in ensuring that they have policies and procedures in place that encourage the representation of women in philosophy.

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