Leading researchers and enthusiastic teachers

High levels of student satisfaction with teaching

"a fantastic intellectual environment" (PhD student)


"The Department is very friendly - you really get to know your tutors." 

Dynamic student-run Philosophy Society

(c) Ian Martindale (www.ianmartindale.co.uk)

"The teaching staff are brilliant" (MA student)

(c) Ian Martindale (www.ianmartindale.co.uk)

96% of Department's work judged to be of 'international quality' (2014)


MA in Philosophy

Posted on Friday 22 July 2016

MA in Philosophy

Humanities Research Centre Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for 2016/17

Posted on Thursday 30 June 2016

Louise Moody appointed Humanities Research Centre Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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‌‌"Welcome to the Department of Philosophy at York. We bring together original research and stimulating teaching in a friendly, informal setting and have recently moved into a new building with excellent facilities. With 96% of the Department's work judged to be of 'international' quality and extremely high levels of student satisfaction, I look forward to welcoming you to our Department, whether you're a student, member of staff or a visitor.

Browse our site to find out more about what we have to offer."

Professor Greg Currie
Head of Department