Department of Philosophy
Philosophy has been an important part of the Trinity College curriculum since its foundation in 1592. The Department currently consists of seven full– time faculty members , some 20 graduate students and some 200 undergraduate students . The varied research interests of the faculty and graduate students make for a rich and vibrant community .
- Migrant crisis public talk explores policy failures and potential responses
School of Social Sciences and Philosophy academics drew on current research from the fields of economics, political science, sociology and philosophy to help increase public understanding of how the current crisis arose and propose possible policy responses.
- Critical Discussion on the Migrant Crisis
The School of Social Sciences and Philosophy will host a public event on Sept 28 on the current migrant crisis. Speakers include Professors Carol Newman (Economics), Michelle D’Arcy (Political Science), Paul O’Grady (Philosophy) and Elaine Moriarty (Sociology).
- EU Ambassador to the US gives Henry Grattan Lecture
David O’Sullivan gave a talk on EU-US Relations at the Irish Embassy in London recently as part of the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy’s flagship lecture series. Dr O’Sullivan graduated from Trinity in 1975 with a BA (Mod) in Economics and Sociology.
In The Spotlight
Joint Meeting of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy and the Bertrand Russell Society
4-7 June 2015 the Department of Philosophy is delighted to host the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy and the Bertrand Russell Society.
International Conference on
Autism and the Foundations of Language and Communication
27–29 March 2015 the Department of Philosophy was particularly pleased to host this interdisciplinary conference, organised in conjunction with the School of Psychology and the Department of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, and held in the Trinity Long Room Hub.