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

Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

6 Mar 2015 16:10 – 00:00

Speaker: Kegan Shaw
Title: "Luck, Accident and Proper Function: Turning Swampman into a Trojan Hor...

Philosophy of the Natural and Human Sciences

9 Mar 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Bringing the Pauline Principle to Bear on the Problem of Evil

Speaker: Prof Jim Sterba (Departme...

Edinburgh Women in Philosophy Group

10 Mar 2015

Spring Workshop on Ignorance and Underrepresentation
This annual workshop of the Edinburgh Women ...

PURE Academic Training Session (DSB)

10 Mar 2015 12:00 – 13:00

For all PPLS academics and research staff.

This is suitable for academics new to using PURE and ...

Study Skills Workshop

11 Mar 2015 13:00 – 14:00

Dissertation Preparation
In the fourth year you have the option of writing an independent disserta...

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