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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 PG Professional Development Seminar

1 Oct 2014 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Jesper Kallestrup
Topic: "Academic and family life"

Philosophy Reading Skills

1 Oct 2014 14:00 – 16:00

Workshop for UG Philosophy Freshers
We will cover how to approach reading lists, how to prioritise...

Epistemology Research Group

1 Oct 2014 15:30 – 17:00

Speaker: Miriam McCormick (Philosophy, University of Richmond)
Title: 'Toward a Unified Conceptio...

Models in Science and Cognition Reading Group

1 Oct 2014 16:30 – 17:30

Reading: Moran, Symmonds, Dolan & Friston (2014), "The Brain Ages Optimally to Model Its Environm...

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