Philosophy

Old Philosophy building

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).
  1. Why study Philosophy?

  2. What our students think

  3. Outreach

  4. EIDYN

News

New Philosophy YouTube channel

28 Nov 2014

Video materials from our free online course...

"Interstellar" Film Review

14 Nov 2014

Dr Alasdair Richmond's view on the science...

Recent Philosophy PhD student jobs

27 Oct 2014

We're happy to announce...

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Events

PPLS Students Welcome Lunch

13 Jan 2015 13:10 – 15:00

Undergraduate New Visiting PPLS Students Welcome Lunch

An informal lunch where new students will...

Study Skills Workshop

14 Jan 2015 13:00 – 14:00

Dissertation Preparation
In the fourth year you have the option of writing an independent disserta...

Philosophy PG Professional Development Seminar

14 Jan 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Allan Hazlett
Topic: "How to organize a philosophy tutorial"

Study Skills Workshop

14 Jan 2015 14:15 – 15:15

Dissertation Preparation (Study Abroad - Skype)
In the fourth year you have the option of writing ...

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