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

YPS Multi-day Study Tour questionnaire

In 2018 the YPS will offer 2, or perhaps 3, Multi-day Study Tours. All will be run by the tour firm ‘Just for Groups!’ specially for the YPS.  One of these will be a 4-day, 3 night tour of Scottish …

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