Cambridge: a city just made for aspiring thinkers

The city of Cambridge has provided a fertile environment for philosophical thought. In fact, some of the world’s great philosophers have studied and taught here. The university’s alumni include the Nobel laureate Bertrand Russell, while author of the seminal Philosophical Investigations, Ludwig Wittgenstein, was a lecturer at the university. Other notables range from Francis Bacon to Amartya Sen.

It’s no wonder then, that aspiring thinkers and philosophers are drawn to studying a summer course in philosophy here in Cambridge. If you fancy grappling with big topics such as the ethics of war or the relationship between the existence of God versus the existence of evil, then you’ve certainly found the right place.

From age 13 to 24, our philosophy summer courses in Cambridge are designed specifically to fit your level of experience.

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Why not mix it up a little?

Are you torn between two subjects, or undecided on which city to study in? The good news is that you can often combine two subjects, or even split your studies between different UK locations.

Depending on your age and your preferred start date, you might be able to study philosophy in any of the following cities:

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