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

Philosophy professor contributes to Open Mind

23 Jan 2015

Professor Andy Clark is part of 'Open MIND'...

International journal publishes Philosophy PhD student

14 Jan 2015

Joey Pollock's paper accepted for publication...

Philosophy PhD student accepts assistant professorship

12 Jan 2015

Sebastian Kohler, who received his PhD from Edinburgh...

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Events

Philosophy Placement Seminar

4 Feb 2015 13:10 – 14:00

Speaker: Jesper Kallestrup
Topic: "The hiring process"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

4 Feb 2015 16:30 – 18:00

Presenter: David Carmel (University of Edinburgh)
Title: "Attentional attractors and visual awaren...

Natural Kinds in Biology & Psychology Reading Group

5 Feb 2015 15:10 – 16:00

Reading: Hacking, I. 2007. "Natural Kinds: Rosy Dawn, Scholastic Twilight." Royal Institute of Ph...

Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Debates

5 Feb 2015 16:10 – 17:30

Speaker: Dr Wolfgang Schwartz (University of Edinburgh)
Title: "Confirmation and Conditionalization"

Postgraduate Work in Progress Seminar

6 Feb 2015 16:10 – 17:00

Speaker: Kegan Shaw
Title: "TBA"

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