The British Society for the History of Philosophy promotes and supports academic and public understanding of all aspects of the history of philosophy.

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Anyone with an interest in the history of philosophy is encouraged to become a member of the BSHP. Our members come from all over the world and have interests across the whole range of history of philosophy. We offer reduced rates for those who are not in full-time employment, including students.

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Graduate Essay Prize 2021

The winner of the 2021 BSHP Graduate Essay Prize is Jordan Lavender of the University of Notre Dame.


BJHP Prizewinners

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Rogers Prize for best journal article of 2021, and Beaney Prize for best contribution to widening the canon of 2021.


As part of our commitment to equality and diversity, the BSHP is a member of the BPA/SWIP Good Practice Scheme. The Scheme aims to assist UK philosophy departments, learned societies and journals in ensuring that they have policies and procedures in place that encourage the representation of women in philosophy.

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