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Joining the Philosophical Society
The Philosophical Society is for keen amateur philosophers anywhere in the world, so feel free to join if you have an enthusiasm for the subject. Thanks to the internet, all members worldwide can participate in most of the activities we organise. For a look behind the scenes, the Society's Constitution is available to read here . Likewise, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) policy can be read here.
Membership advantages are:
In addition to these member benefits, the Society runs essay competitions. The Talbot Prize , awarded every term, is for students enrolled in any OUDCE 10-week philosophy course. The Chadwick Prize is an Open essay competition for our members and any participants in groups associated with the Society.
How to join
Applicants without a UK bank account can pay their subscription by PayPal, which takes care of currency conversion. An existing PayPal account is not required for using this option.The annual subscription rates are as follows:
The cost differences reflect the differences in the postage cost of the Society's Review being annually mailed to members. Joint members receive one copy.
Subscription is payable annually on the anniversary date of joining -- unless paying by standing order, you will recieve an email reminder when your subscription is due. We accept the following payment methods:
Internet banking or electronic transfer
Clicking on the button below will take you to the membership application form.