History and Philosophy of Science, Ph.D. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
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History and Philosophy of Science

97 months
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43804 USD/year
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About

The graduate program in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh is committed to research and teaching in the historical and conceptual foundations of science.

Overview

Graduate training at the University of Pittsburgh includes course work in history of science, philosophy, logic, and often in the sciences. Graduate seminars are supplemented by a Colloquium in History and Philosophy of Science, by the visitors and activities of the Center for Philosophy of Science, and by the Archives of Scientific Philosophy (Carnap, De Finetti, Reichenbach, Ramsey).

Research

Among the major research topics of the departmental faculty are the philosophy of space and time, the 17th-century mechanical philosophy, Einstein and the theory of relativity, Galileo, the historical interaction of science and philosophy since the Renaissance, the logic of scientific inference, causation, philosophy of neuroscience, psychology, and cognitive science, the history and philosophy of evolutionary biology, the history and philosophy of molecular biology, the philosophy of medicine, Medieval and Greek science, scientific change and progress, and explanation in the special sciences.

Programme Structure

Areas of concentration include:
  • Classics, Philosophy, & Ancient Science
  • Early Modern History and Philosophy of Science
  • History & Philosophy of Biology and Medicine
  • History & Philosophy of Physics
  • History & Philosophy of Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 97 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • The deadline for completed applications is January 10.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

72 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for admission to the graduate program in History and Philosophy of Science should have a suitable undergraduate degree and some knowledge of the natural or social sciences.

  • Completed online application form
  • Transcripts of previous academic work
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of career objectives
  • One sample of written work, prepared for anonymous review
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo scores are required for international applicants 

Tuition Fee

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    43804 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 43804 USD per year during 97 months.
  • National

    43804 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 43804 USD per year during 97 months.
  • In-State

    25834 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25834 USD per year during 97 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
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