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Dynamic student-run Philosophy Society

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

Department of Philosophy

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"Welcome to the Philosophy department at the University of York. Our excellence in teaching and research is here to help you reach your personal goals. The research produced by the department is judged to be overwhelmingly of “international quality” (96%) and this is matched by our excellence in teaching as reflected in our national student survey results."

Professor Alan Thomas
Head of Department

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25
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MA Philosophy Conference

This is the annual conference given by students taking the MA in Philosophy

Mon
5
Jun

Creative Processes in the Arts: the 2017 Arts & Philosophy Conference

Artists, composers, philosophers, scholars and artistic researchers from various disciplines investigate approaches to the creative process.

Mon
5
Jun

The Philosophical Significance of Molyneux's Question

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