"If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done."
| School of Arts and Humanities - Law and Philosophy
University of Stirling
|Tel: + 44 (0) 1786 467555|
Philosophy at Stirling prides itself on combining an innovative teaching programme with research at the highest level. We are further committed to providing a dynamic and supportive learning environment in which students can easily feel at home.
Booking form for the forthcoming Association for Legal and Social Philosophy Conference is available here.
The research expertise of our staff members includes:
In the 2008 Research Assessment Excercise, 70% of our research activity was judged to be either 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'. This places Stirling firmly within the top ten UK philosophy departments. Click here for further details and a full league table.
We have an excellent undergraduate teaching programme covering a wide variety of philosophical topics within a friendly and innovative learning environment.
Postgraduate teaching and supervision is offered within the St Andrews and Stirling Joint Graduate Programme (SASP).
We organize, in conjunction with the Student Philosophy Society, an annual Reading Weekend for all philosophy students providing an informal forum for philosophical discussion.
Colin Johnston has been awarded an AHRC Fellowship. Colin will spend the autumn semester 2012 writing on Frege and Wittgenstein's conceptions of language. (December 2011)
Adrian Haddock has been awarded an AHRC Fellowship and will spend the autumn 2012 investigating the prospects of historical and contemporary forms of transcendental idealism.
Philosophy at Stirling has registered an overall satisfaction rating of more than 95% for the fourth year running In the 2011 NSS. This is again the best result in Scotland and in the top 5 in the UK (September 2011)