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Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

Research Scholarships available for 2016/7

The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy will award up to six fully funded Postgraduate Research Scholarships in 2016.

Internationally Recognised Research

The Department of Philosophy enjoys an international reputation for the consistently high quality of its research. We have compiled an overview of all academic staff members' reseach interests for your reference.


Thursday 25 February 2016, 8:30-11:30pm
The Late@BBK event is open to all staff and students in the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy. Break the winter blues and join us for a light-hearted and informal social gathering with an opportunity to meet other members of the SSHP community.

Student Satisfaction Survey Results

The department of Philosophy scored highly in a number of surveys in 2015.

A great place to pursue MPhil/PhD studies

The Department has a flourishing community of around 50 research students.

London Spinoza Circle Website

Prof. Susan James independently runs and contributes to the London Spinoza Circle. The website for this is now online.

Birkbeck AS Philosophy Conference & Essay Competition

The Philosophy Department of Birkbeck College is proud to announce its first annual AS-level Philosophy conference and Prize Essay Competition.

Dr Andrew Huddleston interviewed at 3AM magazine!

Read Andrew's interview at 3AM magazine on Nietzsche, Art and the Neo-Hegelian Commitment