IP Director Barry Smith part of consortium awarded £2.8m to create a Future Leaders Fellowships Development Network

Tuesday 20 October 2020
The University of London’s School of Advanced Study (SAS) is a key partner in the Future Leaders Fellowships ( FLF ) Development Network, which will provide training and development to 210 new fellows and 40 early career researchers and innovators.  The £2.8 million contract was awarded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to a consortium led by the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Academic Development following a competitive tender process. The programme is funded for three years. 

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

Monday 17 August 2020
The Institute of Philosophy at the School of Advanced Study is inviting proposals from suitably qualified applicants for the 2020 round of the prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships scheme.  

IP Professor Nicholas Shea awarded the 2020 Lakatos Prize

Monday 6 July 2020
Congratulations to Institute of Philosophy colleague, Professor Nicholas Shea, who has been awarded the prestiigious 2020 Lakatos Prize for his book,  Representation in Cognitive Science . This is a landmark work in understanding how the brain represents features of an agent’s external and internal environment. Work on the book began with an AHRC grant under the Science in Culture Theme.

Prof Tommy Curry on Racism as a Misandric Aggression

Tuesday 23 June 2020
The Practical, the Political and the Ethical seminar series Racism as a Misandric Aggression: Assessing the Consequence of the Man-Not Concept   Tommy J. Curry (Edinburgh) Original seminar date 19 June 2020, 4.00pm - 6.00pm     Watch the recording of this seminar Abstract

Aegina Summer School Cancelled.

Monday 11 May 2020
Unfortunatly, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Aegina Summer School on Social Cognition has been cancelled. We hope you understand why we have to take this descision. 

The William James Prize

Monday 6 April 2020
Jake Quilty-Dunn, associate member of the IP, has just been announced as the winner of this year’s William James Prize. The Prize is awarded by the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness for “the most outstanding single published contribution to the empirical or philosophical study of consciousness”. Jake’s winning paper, “Is Iconic Memory Iconic?”, is published in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (