Department of Philosophy Research Strengths

The Department's research expertise lies in epistemology, history of philosophy, logic, metaphysics, moral, social and political philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and pragmatism and naturalism.

For more information see the Philosophy Department's academic staff research profiles.

Weekly Seminars

The Department of Philosophy has a vibrant research seminar series.

  • Wednesday seminars are held in The Muniment Room (S401) in the Main Quadrangle from 1–2:30pm each Wednesday, followed by afternoon tea in the Philosophy Common Room (S413).
  • Current Projects seminars are held in The Muniment Room (S401) in the Main Quadrangle from 3–4:30pm each Thursday.

Click here for the timetables of speakers and topics for both seminars.
Click here to sign up for the Sydphil mailing list and receive notifications of upcoming seminars.

Russellian Society

The Russellian Society is the student philosophy society of the University of Sydney, and hosts regular philosophy talks and events. For details, see the Russoc Facebook group.