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

A major YPS project is underway

  The Yorkshire Philosophical Society is proposing to sponsor the installation of  a very high profile and quality “WALK-ON” map in the Museum Gardens in York The map is to feature as the centerpiece of a new Garden of Yorkshire …

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The Search for Extra Terrestrial Life

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The Search for Extra Terrestrial Life