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The latest news from the Philosophy department

World Philosophy Day

Today marks one of the most important days in the Philosophy calendar which has been celebrated every year on the third Thursday in November since 2005.

World University Rankings 2018

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings
All of the School’s subjects rank top 5 in the UK and top 30 in the world in the Times Higher Education results

Come Dine With Kant

Philosophy researcher Alix Cohen to host dinner party based on Kant’s rules

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences has achieved its first Athena SWAN Bronze award for supporting gender equality.

College Recognition Award honours PPLS staff

Philosophy lecturer Nick Treanor receiving award at 2017 College Recognition Awards ceremony
Nick Treanor and Simon Fokt were both shortlisted for the Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Student Experience

Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal awarded to School's Professor

The Royal Society Medal is awarded to Michela Massimi, our School's Professor of Philosophy of Science

The 2017 Joint Session in Philosophy

The largest gathering of philosophers in the country is underway at the University

PPLS Summer Graduations 2017

Students celebrating at PPLS Summer Graduation 2017
We celebrated the success of our PPLS graduates on Monday 3 July.

In Our Time on Pauli’s exclusion principle

Michaela Massimi, Professor in Philosophy of Science here at Edinburgh, to feature on BBC Radio 4’s  ‘In Our Time’.

PPLS Writing Centre now open to both 3rd- and 4th-year undergraduate students

The PPLS Writing Centre, which was previously available only to 3rd-year undergraduates, has opened its doors to 4th-year undergraduates as well.