Philosophy at St Andrews

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Philosophy at St Andrews

St Andrews is one of the leading international centres for philosophy in Britain.

In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, St Andrews Philosophy was ranked joint-first with University College London amongst all UK Philosophy departments. 40% of philosophical research at St Andrews was awarded the highest grade (4*, 'world leading'). The St Andrews/Stirling graduate programme (SASP) was ranked second in Britain in a recent US-based survey.

There is a busy programme of conferences, workshops and visiting speakers from universities in the UK and from abroad. The Philosophy Club, which is open to everyone, is the regular visiting speakers' seminar. Several specialized research seminars meet weekly or fortnightly. There is also a Friday Seminar for doctoral students, and a seminar specifically for MLitt students.

There are two philosophical research centres in St Andrews: The Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs (CEPPA), and the Arché Philosophical Research Centre for the Philosophy of Logic, Language, Metaphysics and Epistemology. The Philosophical Quarterly, one of the most respected international philosophy journals, is edited from St Andrews.

Events

This is a selection of forthcoming and highlighted events - see also the full schedule of Philosophy events.


Fri 10th October 2014 09:00 to Sat 11th October 2014 17:00

Workshop in early modern political thought

Organiser: Dr James Harris


Sat 11th October 2014 to Sun 12th October 2014

Non-Alethic Aims of Inquiry

see event webpage


Thu 16th October 2014 13:12 to Fri 17th October 2014

Symposium on Recanati

see event webpage


Sat 1st November 2014 to Sun 2nd November 2014

Mereology Workshop

see event webpage


Sat 8th November 2014 to Sun 9th November 2014

8th Annual Arché Graduate Conference

see event webpage


Mon 8th December 2014 09:00 to 17:00

Reflectorium