We expand the realm of the possible by going beyond what has so far been thinkable.
At Essex we embrace this philosophical rigour in order to address the existential questions of human life, and to gain a critical perspective on the social, political and economic challenges we face today. We talk about everything from life and death, ethics and mass media.
We provide a unique and intellectually stimulating journey. Some of it may be controversial, but that’s what we do best.
We study real-world problems, both political and existential, to gain a critical perspective on the personal, political, and socio-economic challenges we face today. Join our tight-knit school that is praised for its collaborative and supportive ethos and teaching environment.
Our research quality was ranked ninth in the UK in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise in 2014, making us a leading School for continental philosophy.
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