Graduate Essay Prize

The Graduate Essay Prize has been announced. The deadline is 31/12/2017. For information on how to apply, please visit the Prize website here

The BSHP Graduate Student Essay Prize of £1000 is awarded annually to the writer of an essay that makes a significant contribution to the history of philosophy. The competition is open to postgraduate students who are in full- or part-time education for at least six months in the year prior to the deadline for submission. Where the winning entry is deemed of sufficient quality and significance, it may also be considered for publication in the British Journal for the History of Philosophy. The winner is chosen by a subcommittee of the BSHP Management Committee, which may request opinion from external experts on the entries. The Prize winner is announced at the BSHP annual spring conference.

Recent news

Graduate Essay Prize, Deadline 31 December

The Graduate Essay Prize has been announced for 2017

Conference 2018: The Philosophy of Habit

We're pleased to announce our 2018 annual conference which will be on the theme of Habit in the History of Philosophy. British Society for the History of Philosophy.

New Annual Lecture Series

From 2017, the BSHP will now be hosting an annual lecture series. The first will talk will be held in November by John Cottingham.

Rogers Prize Winner 2016

The Rogers Prize winner has been announced, going to Olaf Mueller.

Funding Opportunities

Following the AGM in April 2017, the conference funding opportunities for BSHP members have increased.