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

"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)


Welcome new students

Posted on Tuesday 23 August 2016

The Department is looking forward to meeting our new students in September

MA in Philosophy

Posted on Friday 22 July 2016

MA in Philosophy - places still available.

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2nd IRNEP Economics and Philosophy PhD Conference

The conference will run for ​​two days on the ​​3rd and 4th of October, 2016.​ ​The aim of the conference is to merge the disciplines of Economics and Philosophy, in order to provoke alternate points of view and interesting discussions. ​The conference is run by PhD students for PhD students.

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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