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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  2. What our students think

  3. Outreach

  4. EIDYN

Welcome New Students!

Congratulations to our recent graduates and we look forward to welcoming our new and returning students in September.

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News

Philosophy A Level Study Resources

19 Aug 2016

Royal Institute of Philosophy commission A-level study resources...

Sir Godfrey Thomson Exhibition

3 Aug 2016

Pioneering educational psychologist brought to life...

Forward Thinking Blog: Dr Guy Fletcher

25 Jul 2016

New Forward Thinking Podcast now available...

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Events

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

28 Sep 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Kathy Puddifoot (University of Birmingham)
Title: "TBA"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

12 Oct 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Josh Shepherd (University of Oxford)
Title: "TBA"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

26 Oct 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Ellen Fridland (King's College London)
Title: "TBA"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

1 Nov 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Casey O'Callaghan (St. Louis)
Title: "TBA"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

9 Nov 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: John Michael (University of Warwick)
Title: "TBA"

PPIG: Philosophy, Psychology, and Informatics Reading Group

7 Dec 2016 17:00 – 18:30

Presenter: Neil Levy (University of Oxford)
Title: "TBA"

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