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 and open to all.  Non members are invited to make a donation.  Children are welcome provided they are accompanied by a responsible adult.

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

Christmas Lecture at York University on 3rd December

The Chemistry Department are hosting a family Christmas lecture with the YPS on Tuesday 3rd December at 7pm. All ages welcome. Yorkshire Philosophical Society Lecture by Professor Sir John Holman, YPS President Hosted by the Department of Chemistry. A colourful …

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