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BSHP Annual Conference 2024 - Full Programme & Registration

Register now for the Annual Conference 2024 at University of Liverpool, 8-10 April. 



"Assent in the Philosophy of the Islamic World" with Prof Peter Adamson, Thursday 23rd November at 7 p.m, KCL

You are warmly invited to The British Society for the History of Philosophy's Inaugural Antognazza Lecture.

Tickets are free but booking is essential.


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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