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Rev’d Dr David Efird (1974 to 2020)

Posted on Wednesday 22 January 2020

The Rev’d Dr David Efird, a senior lecturer in the University of York and an Assistant Priest in the Diocese of York, sadly died unexpectedly on Thursday 9 January 2020. He was 45.

Unistats NSS results 2018

Posted on Friday 14 September 2018

The Department of Philosophy has come out with high scores in the latest Unistats rankings of the National Student Survey.

HRC Doctoral Fellowship Competition 2018

Posted on Friday 29 June 2018

3rd year Philosophy PhD researcher has been awarded HRC doctoral fellowship.

Emily commended in Undergraduate Awards

Posted on Thursday 12 October 2017

Department of Philosophy alumnus Emily Brown has been Highly Commended in the recent Undergraduate Awards.

Developing writing skills on Philosophy through integrated seminar work

Posted on Thursday 6 October 2016

Internship opportunity Strategic Learning and Teaching Project: Developing writing skills on Philosophy through integrated seminar work

Welcome new students

Posted on Tuesday 23 August 2016

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

Humanities Research Centre Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for 2016/17

Posted on Thursday 30 June 2016

Louise Moody appointed Humanities Research Centre Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Masters Fee Discount for York Graduates

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016

York Graduate Loyalty Discount

Roger Woolhouse Prize

Posted on Friday 20 May 2016

Congratulations to Luke Townend!

Ema Sullivan-Bissett

Posted on Wednesday 18 May 2016

Congratulations Ema Sullivan-Bissett!

PhD student wins essay prize for second year running

Posted on Friday 29 April 2016

Joshua Cockayne wins Religious Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize for second year running

Interview on Philosophy Bites

Posted on Tuesday 5 April 2016

Bitesize interview on the philosophy of film

NEW: PhD scholarship in Philosophy

Posted on Wednesday 2 March 2016

A three year PhD scholarship covering home fees and an annual stipend of £14,296 (equivalent to the current AHRC rate) is available in Philosophy at the University of York.

You Said, We Did

Posted on Friday 15 January 2016

How we have responded to your comments and feedback...

Mahlet Zimeta on Radio 4

Posted on Tuesday 24 November 2015

Member of Philosophy Advisory Board appears on Woman's Hour

You Said, We Did

Posted on Friday 16 October 2015

Our new Philosophy web page...

The Guardian - How Powerpoint is Killing Critical Thought

Posted on Friday 25 September 2015

Professor Tom Baldwin features in Guardian online article...

Public Lecture Series 2015/16 announced

Posted on Friday 18 September 2015

Doing the right thing....

Post-Doc Success

Posted on Monday 31 August 2015

News from Filippo Contesi...

Masters Funding available for 2015-16

Posted on Monday 24 August 2015

Thinking of applying for the MA in Philosophy? Read on ...

Welcome to the Department!

Posted on Friday 21 August 2015

To all new Philosophy students

Annual Student Prize Winners

Posted on Thursday 23 July 2015

Undergraduate students receive departmental accolades...

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities Available!

Posted on Friday 19 June 2015

New MA Funding Opportunity for 2015/16

Prize-winning essay to feature in 'Religious Studies'

Posted on Friday 6 March 2015

Philosophy PhD student wins 2015 prize...

Philosophy Undergraduate Essay Success

Posted on Tuesday 24 February 2015

Philosophy third year undergraduate to present paper at University of Toronto ...

York Graduates' Papers Published

Posted on Monday 26 January 2015

Successes of Philosophy graduate students...

Aesthetics and the philosophy of art at York - are we really the best in the world?

Posted on Monday 19 January 2015

Some thoughts for those interested in graduate study with us

The Creativity of Analysis

Posted on Monday 6 October 2014

News from Professor Mike Beaney

Historiography and the Historical Turn in Analytic Philosophy

Posted on Monday 22 September 2014

Professor Mike Beaney gives conference presentation...

'Ranking Knowledge in Plato's Philebus'

Posted on Monday 15 September 2014

Paper publication acceptance....

Graduation and beyond...

Posted on Sunday 14 September 2014

Success stories from our Philosophy graduates

Congratulations to our Graduands

Posted on Friday 18 July 2014

Philosophy Degree Ceremony...

Philosophy Academic staff receive awards

Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014

Recent academic staff accolades...

HRC Doctoral Fellowship Awarded

Posted on Monday 14 July 2014

Department congratulates Helen Bradley as she secures an HRC Doctoral Fellowship...

Annual Student Prize Winners

Posted on Monday 30 June 2014

Undergraduate students receive departmental accolades...

Religious Studies at 50

Posted on Monday 23 June 2014

Philosophy departmental members to present at Leeds conference...

Keeping One's Bearings in a World Gone Mad

Posted on Wednesday 11 June 2014

News from the 'Integrity Project' International Conference...

100 Philosophers, 100 Artworks, 100 Words

Posted on Monday 9 June 2014

PhD student features in this web series...

Philosophy undergraduate student wins scholarship

Posted on Friday 9 May 2014

First year Philosophy student success...

New: Graduate Teaching Scholarships

Posted on Friday 2 May 2014

We are delighted to announce that Scholarship applications are now invited for October 2014 entry...

New Lectureship Appointments

Posted on Wednesday 23 April 2014

The Philosophy Department is delighted to announce two new appointments...

Exploring the relationship between creativity and analysis

Posted on Wednesday 9 April 2014

Philosophy PhD student joins national project to encourage creativity in the school curriculum...

Wittgenstein and Frege

Posted on Friday 28 March 2014

Mike Beaney gives talk...

Speaking on Radio 4's 'In our Time'

Posted on Friday 21 March 2014

Professor Tom Stoneham took part in discussions about Bishop Berkeley in this BBC radio programme...

Welcoming all on Sunday evenings at the Golden Ball

Posted on Friday 21 March 2014

Revd Dr David Efird hosts a weekly spiritual and moral discussion group...

Roger Woolhouse Prize

Posted on Thursday 6 February 2014

2014 Prize winner announced...

Keynote address in The Netherlands

Posted on Friday 10 January 2014

Professor Mike Beaney presents at conference...

Radio 4's 'In Our Time'

Posted on Friday 14 December 2012

Professor Mike Beaney guests on Radio 4 ...

Preparing Future Academics

Posted on Wednesday 12 December 2012

Philosophy PhD student to receive prestigious award ...

Number, Identity and Relativity

Posted on Monday 19 November 2012

Philosophy PhD student to present research paper ...

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