Welcome

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

Join Us

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.

Join us

Find out more

Latest News

BSHP Annual Conference 2021

The 2021 annual conference on Women in the History of Philosophy will be held online 21-23 April

Read more...
Placeholder Image

BSHP Graduate Essay Prize competition 2020

The BSHP is accepting submissions to its Graduate Essay Prize competition between 1 and 30 November 2020

Read more...
BPA SWIP Logo

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.

More information...

BPA Environment Logo

We endorse the BPA Environment / Travel Guideline policy

More information...