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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: James Joyce, Ulysses

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Published in 1922 in Paris, Ulysses showed that universal experiences were to be found, not with gods or heroes, but in mundane urban lives.

Publications, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Professor Maeve Cooke, MRIA: Whistle Blowing

Friday, 17 April 2015

Professor Maeve Cooke MRIA is a Professor at the School of Philosophy in UCD. Her interests include: critical social theory; law, religion, politics and philosophy; autonomy, ideology and power.

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

Dr Yvonne Marie Daly and Dr Noelle Higgins: Direct provision

Friday, 10 April 2015

Dr Yvonne Daly is a Senior Lecturer and the current Director of Law in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University, where she is also a member of the Socio-Legal Research Centre. Dr Daly lectures in...

Ethical, Political, Legal, and Philosophical Studies Committee, Opinion Series, President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative

A link between physics, maths and the Mayans

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Academy Member - Professor Werner Nahm – was featured in the Irish Times recently, speaking about the link between physics, maths and the Mayans.

Membership, Grants and Awards

Is rewiring the brain the answer to ethics?

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Drawing on content from our RIA Ethics and Society Opinion Series Professor William T O’Connor discusses if ignoring developments in neuroscience means neglecting a change to become more ethical.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees

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