Applying analytical rigour to many of the fundamental questions of life.

Average intake: 3 (excluding PPE)

  • In addition to PPE, Philosophy can be studied at St John's in joint degrees with Mathematics, Psychology, Linguistics, Theology, Modern Languages or Computer Science.
  • We offer excellent teaching in Philosophy by dedicated tutors actively engaged in research in the subject. The College has particular strengths in Ethics and the History of Philosophy.
  • Our students enjoy participating in the undergraduate Philosophy society (the Strawson Society), which arranges talks throughout the year.

Watch a St John's student talking about studying Philosophy and Modern Languages:

Philosophy and French - Danielle Green

Philosophy and Joint Schools tutors