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)

Department of Philosophy

Welcome

Professor Alan Thomas, Head of Department

"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. We were delighted that we were ranked 13th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2019."

Professor Alan Thomas
Head of Department

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

The University holds a Gold Teaching Excellence Framework award, showing that we deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Events

Wed
10
Oct

Progressively Realized Human Rights

A Departmental Colloquium event...

Wed
17
Oct

Narrative Testimony

A Departmental Colloquium event...

Wed
24
Oct

Dynamic Theories of Time and May Sinclair

A Departmental Colloquium event...

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