Philosophy

Philosophy at Edinburgh
REF 2014: Best in Scotland, 2nd in the UK

We have been rated the best philosophy department in Scotland, and the 2nd best in the UK, based on volume of world-leading and internationally excellent research. Our research environment was also rated as 100% conducive to producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

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News

Language learning boosts mental agility

28 Apr 2016

Short-term language learning aids mental agility...

The Science of Shakespeare

25 Apr 2016

Dr Caroline Watt has contributed to this week’s Guardian Science Weekly podcast...

Forward Thinking Blog: Aidan McGlynn

15 Apr 2016

The PPLS 10 minute podcast series continues with Aidan McGlynn...

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Events

Epistemology Research Group

11 May 2016 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: John Greco
Title: 'TBA'

Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

18 May 2016 15:30 – 17:30

Speaker: Prof Robert Hopkins (New York University)
Title: 'Imaginative Understanding, Affective Pr...

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

25 May 2016 12:00 – 13:00

Speaker: Janice Dowell (Syracuse University)
Topic: "Dealing With Unprofessional Behaviour"

Epistemology Research Group

25 May 2016 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Sherrilyn Roush
Title: 'TBA'

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