Department of Philosophy

Philosophy students

Internationally-regarded staff, a vibrant student community and a rich programme of events make the study of philosophy at Bristol a unique experience.

More about the department



Our department has a reputation for high-quality research in all aspects of the subject.

Stairs - Photo  Chris Bertram

Centre for Science and Philosophy

The Centre for Science and Philosophy promotes the interpretation of science through collaboration with other disciplines.

Our community

Our student-led Philosophy Society organises social events, weekly lectures and publish a termly magazine called 'Ad Absurdum'.


Philosophers at Bristol discuss topics from Love to Physics, and philosophers from Rousseau to Cantor. Visit blog website