Category Archives: Integrity, Speech & Action project

This is a 3-year research project being undertaken by Rachael Wiseman, Addison Wheeler Fellow, based at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Durham University.

She is using Anscombe’s work on intentional action to develop a new account of pretence, hypocrisy, and untruthfulness in the tradition of ‘Analytic Aristotelianism’. This growing research strand in the philosophy of action strives to reconnect philosophy of action with the Aristotelian idea of human life well lived, and recognises the extent to which our actions are the actions that they are only in the context of shared human practice. Read more »

Bodily integrity project

We are really excited to start work on a new project today, under the umbrella of the Integrity Project. The Bodily Integrity project is a collaboration between Dr Clare MacCumhaill, Dr Luna Dolezal, Dr Rachael Wiseman. It explores the theme … Continue reading

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Ideology and Integrity

A comment piece from the New York Times, Ideology and Integrity, discussing the importance of ‘intellectual integrity’ in our politicians. Highly relevant in the UK, which goes to the polling booths on Thursday. Here’s an extract: You see, you shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Stoics: Portraits of Integrity

Christopher Gill’s introduction to our Portraits of Integrity meeting on the Stoics is now available. Readings Christopher Gill, ‘Stoics on Integrity‘. The text of a lecture given at York University in 2014 which discusses these Stoic ideas and consider how … Continue reading

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Integrity Project erasmus student

This summer the Integrity Project will be joined in Durham by Lucía Carrillo González. Lucía is a philosophy student from the University of Granada (Spain), and is collaborating with “The Integrity Project” thanks to Erasmus Placement Programme. As well as … Continue reading

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Collaboration with Wunderbar

We are excited to announce the start of an ongoing collaboration with Wunderbar. Ilana Mitchell, Wunderbar’s Creative Director will be joining us as our artist in residence, while Rachael Wiseman will be Wunderbar’s ‘philosophical advisor’. Watch this space for news … Continue reading

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Integrity in the news: Schekman on disfiguring incentives in science

A comment piece by Professor Schekman in the Guardian today reflects widespread concerns in academia that reward structures — especially around publishing and ‘impact’ — are creating pressure to conduct research in ways that betray or undermine the academic virtues.

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Final Programme for ‘Activism and Integrity’

The final programme for this workshop is now available to download here. For more information see the workshop page.

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