What? Talks and discussions on a range of fascinating philosophical topics, seriously and rigorously in a convivial setting – meaningful conversation about interesting ideas with interested people.

Who? Open to all – anyone interested in philosophy is welcome and no prior knowledge or expertise is needed, though experts, philosophy teachers and students are very welcome.  Organisation is provided by Barrie Selwyn, our Chairman, and Phil Rowlands who is treasurer.

See our Events Calendar for more details and meeting dates.  Also see our NEWS for special events, and check out courses at Richmond & Hillcroft Adult Community College (RHACC)

Upcoming events

Bayes and Probability

Tuesday 09 March 2021

The Bayes Theorem is said to be derived to win an argument between Reverend Bayes and David Hume about the value of eye-witness testimony as ... 

to find out more listen to Jeremy...

The Tyranny of Merit: What's Become of the Common Good

Wednesday 31 March 2021

At 19:00 Richard Sullivan will review the book of this title by the well-known American political philosopher Michael Sandel.

"Sandel highlights the hubris a meritocracy generates among the...


Kingston Philosophy Cafe is a community group managed by a committee of volunteers. We work closely with and are affiliated to Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College

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