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

Recent Philosophy PhD student jobs

27 Oct 2014

We're happy to announce...

2014 Undergraduate Awards

12 Sep 2014

Congratulations to two PPLS students who have been nominated...

Staying quick-sighted helps mental ability later

6 Aug 2014

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

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Events

Study Skills Workshop

5 Nov 2014 12:00 – 14:00

Exam Preparation
Led by one of our postgraduate tutors, this workshop will help you think about ho...

Philosophy Placement Seminar

5 Nov 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Duncan Pritchard and Francesca Micol Rossi
Topic: "Impact and Outreach"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

5 Nov 2014 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Dr Louise Richardson (University of York)
Title: "TBA"

Meta Reading Group

6 Nov 2014 16:10 – 18:00

Reading: Berit Brogaard (2012), Transient Truths: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Propositions, Ox...

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