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 .
- Prestigious Grattan Scholarships Awarded to Postgraduate Students
Scholarships were awarded to three Ph.D. students chosen for their scholarly achievements and their ambition to improve society through research and education. Well done to Lisa Keenan (Political Science), Katarzyna Kozien (Sociology) and Alan Walsh (Economics).
- Philosophy Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Prize
The Department of Philosophy congratulates Ph.D. candidate Yasuaki Nakano. Yasuaki's paper, "The Language of God and Laws of Nature in Berkeley's Philosophy" was awarded a prize by the Japanese Society for British Philosophy. This prize is designed to encourage young Japanese scholars who are working in the field of classical British or contemporary analytic philosophy to develop original research.
- Module Registration Form Signing Meeting
Incoming visiting, exchange and Erasmus students in Economics, Political Science, Sociology and Business are invited to join us in Room 3074 in the Arts Building on Thursday September 26 at 6pm to get their Module Registration Forms signed.
In The Spotlight
International Conference on Berkeley's Three Dialogues
4-6 April 2014 the Department will host an international conference on Berkeley's Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous.
The Grattan Scholars
Ph.D. Scholarship Programme with the aim of advancing cutting–edge social science research and teaching.