Philosophy

Old Philosophy building

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

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...

New Library Resources

16 Jul 2014

Oxford Bibliographies Online Philosophy Module available...

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Events

Philosophy Placement Seminar

24 Sep 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Guy Fletcher
Topic: "Job market overview"

Philosophy Study Skills

24 Sep 2014 15:30 – 17:00

How to Succeed at University
Get a head start by attending a study workshop in your subject. Lear...

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

24 Sep 2014 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Dr Dorothea Debus (University of York)
Title: "'Mental Time Travel': Remembering the Pa...

Unlimited Discovery: Meet the Experts

26 Sep 2014 13:00 – 16:30

PPLS researchers will be part of an EU-wide extravaganza of discovery, debate and entertainment. ...

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