Membership of the SAP is open to anyone interested in its aims, whether or not they hold a philosophical qualification or are employed as a professional philosopher. Membership includes four issues of the Journal of Applied Philosophy, as well as reduced fees at the Society's meetings and conferences. Members can also apply for event funding, through the Society's event grant application scheme. From time to time, members also enjoy discounts on special publications.

Postgraduate membership is available at a reduced rate/s (full membership benefits apply).

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The Society for Applied Philosophy communicates with members and those interested in its activities via a newslist facility [SAPnews]. By subscribing to the list, you consent to receive occasional news items to your email inbox regarding the Society's activities (e.g., SAP hosted and sponsored event info, funding opportunities info, and a quarterly newsletter update). The Society does not pass on your data or contact details to third parties.

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If you are a SAP member, please register to gain full access to the members' only area of the website. This will allow you to view the full content of the online version of the Journal of Applied Philosophy as well as the Membership Directory.

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Exclusive offers for SAP members

Wiley-Blackwell is delighted to offer SAP members 20% discount on all Wiley-Blackwell and Polity philosophy books at You must quote a discount code to purchase titles under this offer. If you are a member and have not yet received the discount code please request this from

Oxford University Press is pleased to be able to offer SAP members 20% discount on a range of philosophy titles. Please visit their website for further details.

The University of St Andrews Centre for Ethics, Philosophy and Public Affairs, enables members of the Society to purchase volumes of the book series St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs at a special discount. Please visit their website for further details.

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