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Activities of the Philosophical Society

The below list of activities is mainly of relevance to UK residents. If you live outside the UK you may find the non-UK members page to be of interest.

If you enjoy philosophy, then whether you can easily get to Rewley House or not, join the society and you will be assured of an active and participatory philosophical community.



  • Members receive advance notice of future courses and lectures.
  • Members have access to audio recording of past weekend courses going back to 1987 – see the Events Programme page for a list.
  • Members receive a free copy of the Philosophical Society Review which is published annually in November, and to which they are invited to contribute.
  • Members get a discount of 10% on all Weekend Philosophy courses.
  • Members get a reduced fee for annual Members' Day.
  • Members are entitled to borrow books from the Philosophy section of Rewley House library  for a period of up to six weeks. Librarians have an up-to-date list of paid-up members and will request some form of identification. For hours of opening, see the Rewley House Library web site.
  • Members are entitled to be considered for bursaries designed to assist members on limited incomes with course fees.
  • Members are entitled to participate in the Annual General Meeting and are able to influence the selection of topics and speakers for future weekends.