22 Doctorates in Philosophy 2020

The most popular doctorate is the Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D. Ph.D.s and other study doctorates prepare graduate student to launch new plans that add to the common knowledge base of the field. Candidates for and holders of Ph.D.s often seek professions as professors and researchers, but many also go on to different roles in the charitable, public, and private sectors.Courses and programs in phil… Read more

The most popular doctorate is the Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D. Ph.D.s and other study doctorates prepare graduate student to launch new plans that add to the common knowledge base of the field. Candidates for and holders of Ph.D.s often seek professions as professors and researchers, but many also go on to different roles in the charitable, public, and private sectors.

Courses and programs in philosophy challenge students to reason innovatively and think critically. By doing so, they can learn how to deepen their understandings and knowledge of a wide range of areas and solve problems creatively and efficiently in industries such as business, public service and law.

Doctoral Degree in Philosophy

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USA Online , USA

Our Ph.D. Degree is the most rigorous degree we offer, requiring completion of 24 semester credits plus 36 credits attained for the doctoral dissertation and a formal defense ... +

Our Ph.D. Degree is the most rigorous degree we offer, requiring completion of 24 semester credits plus 36 credits attained for the doctoral dissertation and a formal defense of the dissertation in an Oral Examination at the conclusion of the dissertation process. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
Online
 
Hong Kong

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our stud ... +

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University offers two research-based degrees, namely Master of Philosophy (MPhil), & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Our students are supervised by a Department-based scholar and choose additional supervisors from the same or other Departments, or other universities. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Hradec Kralove , Czech Republic

The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové offers a Ph.D. Degree which may be pursued in full-time study. The Ph.D. programme is designed for students who h ... +

The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové offers a Ph.D. Degree which may be pursued in full-time study. The Ph.D. programme is designed for students who have obtained a Master´s Degree in Philosophy and related study disciplines. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
September 2020
Campus
 
San Francisco , USA

Our program explores leading-edge issues in innovative ways that combine scholarship, creativity, and self-inquiry.

Our program explores leading-edge issues in innovative ways that combine scholarship, creativity, and self-inquiry. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
English
September 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Olomouc , Czech Republic

Doctoral study of philosophy (P6101) is a full-time or a distanced study programme for three years. In special cases, it is possible to ask for a shortening, interruption or e ... +

Doctoral study of philosophy (P6101) is a full-time or a distanced study programme for three years. In special cases, it is possible to ask for a shortening, interruption or extension. The study program is modular with a credit system. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Tuen Mun , Hong Kong

The Department of Philosophy at Lingnan has 15 members. They cover all the main areas in philosophy in their research and teaching, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, ... +

The Department of Philosophy at Lingnan has 15 members. They cover all the main areas in philosophy in their research and teaching, including aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, history of Chinese and Western philosophy, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of science. -
PhD
Full-time
30 months
English
September 2020
01 Dec 2018
Campus
 
Bogotá , Colombia + 1 More

El programa de Doctorado pretende formar investigadores e investigadoras en filosofía que desde un conocimiento sólido de la tradición y de la actualidad filosóficas sean capa ... +

El programa de Doctorado pretende formar investigadores e investigadoras en filosofía que desde un conocimiento sólido de la tradición y de la actualidad filosóficas sean capaces de desempeñarse competentemente en algunos de los siguientes quehaceres: interpretar y analizar con rigor el pensamiento filosófico histórico en algunos de sus temas, autores y épocas; aportar al desarrollo de los debates filosóficos contemporáneos; ser partícipes de las discusiones sobre aquellos problemas propios de nuestra realidad social e histórica; dirigir proyectos investigativos filosóficos; formar parte de equipos interdisciplinarios de investigación; formar nuevos investigadores en filosofía o en áreas afines. -
PhD
Full-time
6 semesters
Spanish
January 2020
Campus
 
Boston , USA

A significant feature of these programs is the extensive and diverse range of courses available to graduate students every semester. They cover the history and problems of phi ... +

A significant feature of these programs is the extensive and diverse range of courses available to graduate students every semester. They cover the history and problems of philosophy, allowing for concentration in the following areas: Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, Phenomenology and Contemporary Continental Philosophy, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science. -
PhD
Full-time
5 years
English
September 2020
Campus
 
London , United Kingdom + 1 More

The SOAS Religions and Philosophies Department offers a vibrant, stimulating, and interdisciplinary research environment. We provide individual research supervision in a wide ... +

The SOAS Religions and Philosophies Department offers a vibrant, stimulating, and interdisciplinary research environment. We provide individual research supervision in a wide variety of religious traditions and comparative and interdisciplinary topics. Supervisors are experts in their fields and thoroughly familiar with the religions, cultures, languages, and geographical areas they specialise in. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
28 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Lethbridge , Canada

The Ph.D. program is a four-year program. The format for the degree consists of coursework and a thesis. The student must pass a written and an oral comprehensive examination ... +

The Ph.D. program is a four-year program. The format for the degree consists of coursework and a thesis. The student must pass a written and an oral comprehensive examination within the first two years of the program. -
PhD
Full-time
48 months
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Johannesburg , South Africa

For this degree, students write a thesis under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic must be in line with the expertise of the availa ... +

For this degree, students write a thesis under supervision, on a topic selected in consultation with the Department. The topic must be in line with the expertise of the available lecturers. Four seminars and a Doctoral defense (of either the proposal or the thesis) are required in accordance with the general regulations of the Faculty of Humanities. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Prague , Czech Republic

The purpose of doctoral studies in the field of Philosophy of Religion is for students to cultivate, in the usual way for advanced studies, their ability to examine, using phi ... +

The purpose of doctoral studies in the field of Philosophy of Religion is for students to cultivate, in the usual way for advanced studies, their ability to examine, using philosophical tools and approaches, religious phenomena and issues relating to the religious dimension of human culture, including theological thought and its traditions. Students learn to reflect critically on these approaches and their results and to interpret them both in their specific context and within the framework of current academic knowledge. In direct connection with its multidisciplinary nature, this study program develops the skills necessary for analyzing complex issues, and students learn to combine various specialist perspectives and discourses in evaluating specific findings and testing hypotheses, while at the same time ensuring that the methods used are appropriate, the thinking is precise, and complex or controversial problems are expressed clearly. The study program not only leads to the acquisition of expert knowledge and skills, but also develops the ability to understand views, concepts, teachings and theories that are non-traditional or differ from one’s own, cultivates argumentative approaches to critical debate, and refines the ability to evaluate oneself and to formulate one’s own opinion or position. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 years
English, German
October 2020
30 Apr 2019
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Prague , Czech Republic

Graduates of the doctoral program in Logic are qualified researchers in the field of logic and related disciplines. They possess in-depth knowledge of the methods and trends i ... +

Graduates of the doctoral program in Logic are qualified researchers in the field of logic and related disciplines. They possess in-depth knowledge of the methods and trends in modern logic and specialize in one of its aspects and applications – pure mathematical logic, applications of logic in (and logical foundations of) mathematics, computer science or linguistics, or exclusively philosophical aspects of logic. They are able to undertake independent scientific research and to publish its results internationally, and they are open to interdisciplinary cooperation. Ph.D. graduates are trained for research and tertiary-level teaching professions at institutions specializing in any of the listed disciplines. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 years
English
October 2020
30 Apr 2019
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Prague , Czech Republic

The study program "Algebra, Number Theory, and Mathematical Logic" offers students an advanced education in a selected area. Education allows the program graduates to follow c ... +

The study program "Algebra, Number Theory, and Mathematical Logic" offers students an advanced education in a selected area. Education allows the program graduates to follow contemporary research. It teaches them the basics of independent scientific work and how to approach various abstract problems. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 years
English
October 2020
30 Apr 2019
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Prague 5 , Czech Republic

Dieses Doktorstudium wird für das Präsenz- und das Fernstudium ausgeschrieben. Es können sich alle bewerben, die sich für die Gebiete der klassischen und neueren deutschen Phi ... +

Dieses Doktorstudium wird für das Präsenz- und das Fernstudium ausgeschrieben. Es können sich alle bewerben, die sich für die Gebiete der klassischen und neueren deutschen Philosophie, der französischen Philosophie des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts, der deutschen und französischen Phänomenologie sowie der gegenwärtigen internationalen Rezeption dieser Philosophien interessieren und die Aufnahmebedingungen (erforderliche Unterlagen s. u.) erfüllen. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
2 years
German, French
October 2020
31 Jul 2019
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online