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 .
- Play by William Lyons, Emeritus Fellow in Philosophy, wins Italian theatre award
L'Edera e l'Abete, the Italian translation of William Lyons' play, The Fir Tree and the Ivy, about Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger, won the 2015 Premio Colline di Torino (Testo Teatrale). The translation is by Dr Alessio Frenda, a recent TCD Linguistics graduate. The original English version won the 2006 Eamon Keane Full Length Play Competition in Ireland.
- School of Social Sciences and Philosophy Newsletter
Our third annual alumni newsletter highlights some of the key achievements of staff and students and aims to provide an overview of the activities being undertaken by the School.
- Philosophy Students Elected to Scholarship, 2015
It is with particular pleasure that the Department of Philosophy congratulates Single Honours Philosophy students, Ruairí William Maguire, Ciar McCormick and Ciara O'Rourke, and PPES students, Samuel Alexander Thomas Johnston, Patrick Lavelle and Matt Murtagh-White, who were among the 67 students announced by the Provost as new Foundation Scholars on Trinity Monday, 13 April 2015.
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.