Author Archives: wiglet1981

About wiglet1981

Professor of Philosophy, University of Bristol, UK.

REF2021 and fractional superstars

Yesterday, HEFCE released the REF2021 Decisions on staff and outputs. There’s a lot to chew over here, including information about whose outputs can be submitted where (portability), and how many outputs and impact case studies are required for a Unit … Continue reading

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The prejudice you aren’t aware of (and what to do about it)

(Cross-posted from OUPblog) Employment, education, healthcare, justice, housing. These are some of the central services in society because they help people live the best life they can. But it will come as no surprise to most people that access to … Continue reading

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How should I feel about my own death? I – Does my death harm me?

Some people fear flying; some fear buttons; and many, many people fear their own death. We might try to argue a friend out of their fear of flying or their fear of buttons by showing them that the fear is … Continue reading

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