This page contains information on the changes to Philosophy in all Honour Schools including Philosophy since 1 July 2016
Gazette 20 July 2023
A formalisation of the use of “starred” questions to prevent overlap in answers across exam papers which may have topics in common. Refer Humanities Divisonal Board notice in the Gazette.
Technical Edit 15 August 2021
Gazette 22 July 2021
Provision for electronic submission via approved University online assessment platform for all taught programmes. See the Education Committee and relevant division notices in the Gazette for further information.
Gazette 10 October 2019
Change to the mode of submission for extended essay work in Computer Science and Philosophy / Mathematics and Philosophy / Physics and Philosophy Part C. See the Humanities Divisional Board notice in the Gazette for further information.
Gazette 26 September 2019
Information on how papers are withdrawn and introduced, and removal of obsolete information. See the Humanities Divisional Board notice in the Gazette for further information.
Technical Edit 19 August 2019
Removal of text marked for last examination in 2018-19. Removal of text marked for students starting before MT 2017.
Gazette 27 June 2019
Introduction of new papers in ancient philosophy in Greek/Latin and in translation. See the Humanities Divisional Board notice in the Gazette for further information.
Technical Edit 14 September 2018
Changes published in the Gazette of 26 March 2015 for examination in 2015-16 are now included in these regulations. These changes removed duplication of text between these regulations and the regulations for Physics and Philosophy, Maths and Philosophy, and Computer Science and Philosophy. The changes relocated information relating to Advanced Philosophy of Physics from the Philosophy regulations to the Physics and Philosophy regulations.
In 2018 edition: All changes indicated in 26 March 2015 Gazette notice now included.
In 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions: Changes relating to thesis and submitted essay requirements for Part C candidates now included.
Technical Edit 13 September 2018
Removal of text marked for students starting before MT 2016.
Gazette 19 July 2018
Introduction of online submission. See the Humanities Divisional Board notice in the Gazette for further information.
Gazette 19 October 2017
Restructuring of papers related to Frege, Russell and Wittgenstein. For further information see the Humanities Division notice in the Gazette.
Technical Edit 18 September 2017
Removal of text marked 'Until MT 2014'.
Gazette 30 June 2016
Introduction of a new paper option in the Philosophy joint schools.
See the Humanities Board notice in the Gazette for further details.
Gazette 28 April 2016
Withdrawal of existing paper option 'Philosophy and Economics of the Environment' as per change submitted by the Social Science Division. (See the Humanities Board notice in the Gazette for further details.)