Author Archives: Rachael Wiseman

About Rachael Wiseman

Rachael is an Addison Wheeler Research Fellow at Durham University. She works on philosophy of action, especially Elizabeth Anscombe's, and her research project -- Integrity, Speech and Action -- is developing a taxonomy of pretense and lying, and examining the kinds of deceit that are a threat to integrity.

Register now for our December conference

Our Portraits of Integrity conference schedule is now available, and registration is open. We are extremely excited to have such a wonderful group of speakers, and such an exciting variety of portraits. We’re also pleased to be working with CHESS … Continue reading

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Wunderbar pages

Keep an eye on our new Wunderbar pages. More news, updates, and audio coming soon.

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Woodrow Wilson workshop — Friday 16th October

The final workshop in our Portraits of Integrity series will be on Friday 16th October, 2pm-5pm. John Thompson will lead a discussion on Woodrow Wilson. For introduction and readings please follow this link.  You’ll need a password to access scanned … Continue reading

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Portraits of integrity conference: extended deadline 31st August

We have extended the deadline for submitting an abstract for our Portraits of Integrity conference in December. The new deadline is Monday 31st August. For further details see the conference page or contact us if you have questions.

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Elizabeth Anscombe

The following was delivered as an introduction to a session on Elizabeth Anscombe, as part of the Portraits of Integrity project. Elizabeth Anscombe was born in 1919 into a middle class Anglican family. At twelve she discovered Roman Catholicism when … Continue reading

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G. E. M. Anscombe seminar — Friday 31st July

In the next seminar in our ‘Portraits of Integrity’ series Rachael Wiseman (Durham University) will introduce selected writings by Elizabeth Anscombe from the late 1950s. Discussion will focus on Anscombe’s attacks on the ‘hypocrisy of the age’ and on a … Continue reading

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Mapping Tyneside Radicalism:

Northumbria University’s Histories of Activism group have just launched a website which maps an archive of radical activity in and around Newcastle. We explored the theme of integrity and activism with them at a workshop in 2014.

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Early Confucians seminar, Friday 3rd July

In the next seminar in our ‘Portraits of Integrity’ series Dr Winnie Sung (University College London and Nanyang Technological University) will introduce selected readings from Early Confucians and will lead a discussion of the concepts of integrity and hypocrisy. More details, … Continue reading

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Portraits of Integrity Conference

Details of the conference, to be held at Durham University’s Institute for Advanced Studies on 11-12 December, are now available: Portraits of Integrity Conference. We’ll update the page as plans are finalised. You will also find a call for papers. Please do circulate widely. The … Continue reading

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Wunderbar Foundation and the Trickle-Up Economy

Here‘s a wider context for our work on the trickle-up economy with Wunderbar. Many thanks to those of you who’ve answered our call-out for mini-lectures. It’s not too late to be included in next week’s Hannah Directory podcast series; if … Continue reading

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