Online Sixth Form Philosophy Conference
6th-10th December 2021
Philosophy at Southampton will host a free online conference for Sixth Form students (IB1/IB2/UFP) and
their tutors. 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
• Moral Philosophy:
o “Mill on Virtue”, by Dr. Brian McElwee
o “The Value of Knowledge”, by Prof. Daniel Whiting
• Metaphysics of God:
o “The Modal Ontological Argument”, by Dr. Lee Walters
• Metaphysics of Mind:
o “Wittgenstein’s Private Language Argument”, by Prof. Denis McManus
In addition, there will a talk on studying philosophy at university by Dr Will McNeill.
You need to be registered to attend by a member of staff. St. Clare's Students, please email Melanie.email@example.com by Monday 22 Nov. Registrations close Fri 26 November