The Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford is internationally renowned for its excellence in research. It consistently ranks at the top of the world's Philosophy departments in The Philosophical Gourmet Report
, the most respected ranking of Philosophy departments. The Faculty was given the top rating of 5* in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, and the results of the 2008 RAE
show that in Philosophy Oxford had more than twice as much research activity at the highest quality level (4*) as any other department in the UK. Nearly every philosophical discipline is the object of research of more than one member of the Faculty. The individual pages of the Faculty members
contain their research interests and lists of publications.
Apart from its regular series of seminars, the Faculty also hosts regular conferences and workshops like the Oxford Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy
, lecture series like the John Locke Lectures
, and many other events
. For a list of research centres hosted by the Faculty and externally funded research awards and projects, go here