We bring historical awareness to contemporary problems, contributing to conversations both within philosophy and beyond.
We work with colleagues across a range of disciplines to make significant contributions to core philosophical debates.
96 per cent of our research is of international standard
Research Excellence Framework 2014
Our expertise spans broad areas of philosophy, with activities organised into three core research sections. Underneath these core sections, we also have more specific research groupings.
University research themes
The breadth of our research means that our work is influenced by all of the University's research themes, but we have particularly strong links with the following themes:
White Rose Philosophy Postgraduate Forum
This Forum brings together philosophy postgraduate research students from the Universities of Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York to foster research links in the postgraduate community and enhance their research skills.
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