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

Tempest Anderson Exhibition

The University of York Library invites YPS members to view a free small exhibition in the University Library between 9th April to 1st July, based on their Tempest Anderson resources. The focus is to give an overview of this York …

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Featured event

Learning to Protect Nature: Conservation, Education and the tansy beetle

Start time
Tempest Anderson Hall
Dr Deirdre Rooney and Caroline Howard, Askham Bryan College

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