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

"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...

2014 Undergraduate Awards

12 Sep 2014

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

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Events

45th Language at Edinburgh Lunch

24 Nov 2014 13:15 – 14:15

The Language@Edinburgh Lunch is a bi-monthly opportunity to present your work to an interdiscipli...

Philosophy Think Tank 2014

24 Nov 2014 18:00 – 19:00

Our most promising junior philosophers at the University of Edinburgh will showcase their thought...

Edinburgh-Glasgow Skills Training Initiative

25 Nov 2014 09:30 – 13:00

Faculty and PhD students from both Philosophy@Glasgow and Philosophy@Edinburgh will join forces i...

Knowledge-First

26 Nov 2014

This EIDYN-sponsored event brings together several local contributors to the forthcoming 'Knowled...

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