The latest news from the Philosophy department

Professor publishes book on the work of the Philosophy of Beauty

Professor Michael Gill’s book examines how the third Earl of Shaftesbury’s theories profoundly shaped modern ideas.

Edinburgh Professors to lead AHRC Programme on AI

Two Edinburgh researchers will lead a project to ensure artificial intelligence (AI) and data are used responsibly and ethically across society and industry.

The Tinkering Mind: Philosophy professor’s new book takes a fresh look at epistemic agency

Epistemic agency is to take responsibility over one’s own learning efforts and advancement of understanding. But what does this mean?

Black Male Studies Professor Delivers Keynote at Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference

Professor Tommy J Curry gave the keynote address "Is Black Male Studies an End?: What Is Left for Philosophy after the Disaggregation of Racist Violence?"

PPLS student becomes latest ambassador for UK leading charity

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Philosophy and Politics student, Ben Isbell, has become the latest ambassador for The OddBalls Foundation, the UK’s leading charity raising awareness of Testicular Cancer.

Perspectival Realism – professor’s new book examines new approach to philosophy of science

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The latest book by Philosophy Professor Michela Massimi is now available.

Philosophy Professor honoured with prestigious award

Shannon Vallor - Technomoral Futures
Professor Shannon Vallor was presented with the Covey Award at the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP) 2022 Conference at Santa Clara University last week.

Philosophy professor publishes new book on epistemic normativity

The latest book by Philosophy Professor Matthew Chrisman is now available.

Philosophy Professor appears at philosophy and music festival

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This weekend saw Professor Tommy Curry face an audience slightly different to the one he is accustomed to as he took part in the HowTheLightGetsIn festival in Hay on Wye.

Philosophy lecturer presents his latest book: The Open Future

The Open Future: Why Future Contingents are All False.