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.

Latest News

William the Conqueror Lecture – an apology

William the Conqueror Lecture – an apology We would like to offer our sincere apologies to all those who came to our lecture on 14th November and were turned away. Alongside our sincere apologies we wish to provide some explanation …

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Featured event

Recent excavations at the Mesolithic site of Star Carr

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Tempest Anderson Hall
Professor Nicky Milner, University of York

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