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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Moo-Q iPhone app launches

12 Oct 2015

CCACE member Dr Sophie von Stumm has developed a new iPhone app...

QS World Ranking - Linguistics

5 Oct 2015

University of Edinburgh Linguistics places 3rd...

Philosophy professor elected VP of EPSA

29 Sep 2015

Professor Michela Massimi elected Vice-President...

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PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

14 Oct 2015 16:30 – 18:30

Presenter: Michael Madary (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Title: "When Perceptual Anticipati...

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

15 Oct 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Ulrich Stegmann (University of Aberdeen)
Title: "Information, coding, and genetic mechan...

Eidyn Workshop: Dancy Day

16 Oct 2015 09:00 – 17:30

At this workshop, staff from the Ethics research cluster will give papers on aspects of, and issu...

Visiting Speaker Philosophy Seminar

16 Oct 2015 15:30 – 17:30

Speaker: Jonathan Dancy (University of Texas at Austin and University of Reading)
Title: 'TBA'

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