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

“Get to know your York” Free Walking Tours Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September

An invitation to YPS members from the Lord Mayor and the York Civic Trust Tours leave each day from 10am until 3pm meet in St Helen’s Square. The event is free but a donation to the Lord Mayor’s charities would …

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Featured event

Explosives and the disarming power of plants

Cafe scientifique
Start time
19:30
Venue
City Screen Basement Bar
Speaker
Dr Liz Rylott, University of York

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