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

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

22 Oct 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Nick Treanor
Topic: "CV workshop"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

22 Oct 2014 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: Dr Ellen Fridland (King's College London)
Title: "Motor Control: Handling Conditions Va...

Meta Reading Group

23 Oct 2014 16:10 – 18:00

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

DisAbility Research Edinburgh (DARE)

24 Oct 2014 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Dr Colin Cameron (Northumbria University)
Title: 'Emancipatory Principles for Doing Disab...

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