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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Astronomy, God & The Search For Elegance

Astronomy, God & The Search For Elegance York Minster 7pm on Wednesday 21st August (Ebor Lecture Series) This lecture will discuss how scientific theories must do more than merely satisfy the data; they must do so in a way that …

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Featured event

Cameras That Changed the World

Cafe scientifique
Start time
19:30
Venue
City Screen Basement Bar
Speaker
Dr Jeff Craine

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