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Philosophical Conversations in Prison

Read more from trustees, Mike Coxhead and James Chamberlain, on the transformative potential of philosophical conversations in prison.

The engaging article in Philosopher's Magazine explores what it is like to do philosophy in prisons and the impact on prisoners.


Founder of Philosophy in Prison, Emeritus Professor MM McCabe talks to the Human Podcast about our work.

Helping with our work

Are you interested in running a course? We are especially keen to encourage ECR philosophers to undertake a project for us.

Would you help us by joining our mentoring and evaluating panel?

Do you have experience which would help with our training course?

Are there areas of policy in prison education where you are able to give us your expert advice? 

Would your research inform our research projects?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, please contact us directly at

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