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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Virtual Open Day

11 May 2016

MSc Epistemology, Ethics and Mind Virtual Open Day...

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...

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PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

27 May 2016 11:00 – 12:30

Presenter: Prof Kristen Lindquist (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Topic: "The Psycholo...

Sixth Annual Graduate Epistemology Conference

6 – 7 Jun 2016

We are pleased to announce that registration for the University of Edinburgh's 6th Annual Graduat...

Ethics Work In Progress

12 Jun 2016 14:00 – 18:00

The Ethics Work In Progress seminar is a read-ahead event. If you would like to attend please ema...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

14 Jun 2016 11:00 – 13:00

Presenter: Prof Wayne Wu (Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University)

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