Welcome to the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

The YPS offers activities and an annual lecture series to stimulate interest in and improve public understanding of natural sciences and social sciences.

Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Life Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural History, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Technology, Zoology….

You can discover more about all these subjects and more in a friendly, welcoming environment with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests.

Explore our website and find out more about our lectures, visits, social activities, publications and on-line resources.

Latest News

Ecology News

Members and guests may wish to discover more information from two recent lectures and one Cafe presentation discussing current issues in ecology. Dr Peter Hogarth’s “Mangroves -what they are and why they matter”  lecture is examined in greater  detail in …

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Himalayan Garden and Kiplin Hall

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Himalayan Garden and Kiplin Hall