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

Edinburgh International Science Festival

26 Feb 2015

Lots of PPLS events at the Edinburgh International Science Festival!...

Museum Lates: Game Masters

17 Feb 2015

Eidyn invited to take part in "Museum Lates: Game Masters"...

Philosophy professor contributes to Open Mind

23 Jan 2015

Professor Andy Clark is part of 'Open MIND'...

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Events

Models in Science and Cognition Reading Group

1 Apr 2015 16:30 – 17:30

Reading: Conant & Ashby (1970), Every good regulator of a system must be a model of that system.

Natural Kinds in Biology & Psychology Reading Group

2 Apr 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Zachar, P. 2015. "Four Conceptual Abstractions: Natural Kind, Historical Kind, Normative...

Natural Kinds in Biology & Psychology Reading Group

9 Apr 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Khalidi, M. 2013. "Kinds in the biological and social sciences." In Natural Categories a...

Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

10 Apr 2015 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Caitlin Hamblin
Title: "TBA"

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