The latest news from the Philosophy department
Philosophy professor to deliver Royal Society prize lecture
Michela Massimi will be awarded the 2017 Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and is giving her prize lecture 'Why philosophy of science matters to science'
Obituary: Geoffrey Madell
It is with sadness that the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences announces the death on 8th March 2018, at the age of 84, of Geoffrey Madell, former Senior Lecturer in Philosophy. He is survived by Muriel, his wife of over forty years.
Edinburgh International Science Festival: From AI to the cosmos
Mark Sprevak explores what’s next in artificial intelligence research and Michela Massimi looks at ways to approach dark matter and dark energy at the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival
Philosophy professor elected Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellow
Michela Massimi is appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Futures Institute: new lecture series hosted by philosophy professor
Michela Massimi, Personal Chair of Philosophy of Science, is hosting a new lecture series called 'the Futures Lectures' showcasing pioneering interdisciplinary research
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
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
Nick Treanor and Simon Fokt were both shortlisted for the Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Student Experience