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. The lectures are free to YPS members, non members are welcome for a suggested donation.

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.

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Chequers, link with YPS

Chequers, the Prime Minister’s country retreat in Buckinghamshire, once belonged to a member of YPS! The country house to which Theresa May summoned her inner cabinet on Thursday 22 February to discuss Britain’s future relationship with the EU was once …

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A Sheep is a Sheep is a Sheep…. Or is it?

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Tempest Anderson Hall
Prof Agnes Winter

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