The latest news from the Philosophy department

Philosophy professor secures £690k to lead on new research project

Shannon Vallor - Technomoral Futures
Professor Shannon Vallor to be principal investigator on a UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Programme: Responsibility Grant, funded by ESPRC

Philosophy professor among finalists in global breakthrough research competition

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Professor Michela Massimi is among the finalists in the category Social Sciences and Humanities for this year's Falling Walls global competition

Philosophy and Psychology staff shortlisted for Teaching Awards

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Sarah Stanton, Brian Rabern and John Dorsch have been shortlisted for the 2021 EUSA Teaching Awards

Alfred Edward Taylor Lecture

24th A. E. Taylor Lecture

Philosophy Professor Shannon Vallor leads new centre that bridges gap between tech and morality

Shannon Vallor - Technomoral Futures
How societies can innovate with technologies while having a firm ethical grounding is to be the focus of a major new hub.

Professor Michela Massimi elected President of the Philosophy of Science Association

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PPLS professor elected president of the influential Philosophy of Science Association

Student Awards celebrate achievements of PPLS students

Students from Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences secured 10 nominations across 6 different categories at the Student Awards 2020

International Womxn's Day

6 photos of womxn in PPLS: Jess Brough, Shannon Vallor, Katie Keltie, Jenny Culbertson, Aja Murray, Olivia Gambelin
Highlights of some of the incredible women and gender non-conforming people in philosophy, psychology and linguistics at Edinburgh as part of International Womxn’s Day on 8 March 2020

Six new appointments in Philosophy

New permanent faculty members have been appointed this academic year (2020/2021)