About our research
Philosophy research at Edinburgh has a rich history, from the establishment of the University of Edinburgh in 1583 through to the present day.
Philosophy research at Edinburgh ranks 2nd in Scotland and 7th in the UK in the THE ranking by subject of the REF 2014.
Our research environment is rated as 100% conducive to producing world-leading or internationally excellent research (REF 2014).
Read our blog or listen to our podcast to find out what philosophers and other academics at the School of PPLS have been researching.
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