Keele’s philosophers stare into the abyss

“Keele University is planning to shut down its philosophy department, a move critics describe as an ’emblematic loss’ that would damage the institution’s credibility. Keele has judged that the department, which teaches about 200 undergraduates, should be wound down without further admissions as part of a drive to save £6.5 million in staff costs over two years …” (more)

[John Morgan, Times Higher Education, 18 March]

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