Philosophy

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Philosophy at Edinburgh

Since 1583, philosophy has been taught at the University, where David Hume was a student and Adam Smith lectured (history of philosophy at Edinburgh).
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News

Staying quick-sighted helps mental ability later

6 Aug 2014

People who retain an ability to spot things quickly...

New Library Resources

16 Jul 2014

Oxford Bibliographies Online Philosophy Module available...

Recent Philosophy PhD student jobs

5 Jul 2014

So far in 2013-14, PhD students in philosophy have accepted...

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Events

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

17 Sep 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Elinor Mason
Topic: "How to give a good philosophy lecture"

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

18 Sep 2014 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Prof Martin Kusch (University of Vienna)
Title: "Epistemic Relativism and Skepticism: Th...

Philosophy Placement Seminar

24 Sep 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Guy Fletcher
Topic: "Job market overview"

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