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This programme offers breadth across a wide range of historical and philosophical themes.
Philosophy of science is a branch of philosophy concerned with the foundations, methods , and implications of science.
This programme offers breadth across a wide range of historical and philosophical themes. It also encourages intensive investigation and specialisation: a survey of nearly 3, years of scientific ideas and communities, and an exploration of the inner workings of science's methods and theories. Note on fees: The tuition fees shown are for the year indicated above. Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary. Further information on fee status, fee increases and the fee schedule can be viewed on the UCL Students website: ucl.
A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses Further information can be found on our English language requirements page. Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website. International applicants can find out the equivalent qualification for their country by selecting from the list below.
The historical coverage is broad, from antiquity to the present, while the philosophical coverage spans causality and the philosophy of medicine as well as the metaphysics of chemistry and computer science.
The programme consists of one core module 15 credits , five optional modules 75 credits , two elective modules 30 credits , and a dissertation 60 credits , available in full time or part time mode.
The Postgraduate Diploma programme consists of one core module 15 credits , five optional modules 75 credits and two elective modules 30 credits , available in full time or part time mode. The Postgraduate Certificate programme consists of one core module 15 credits and three optional modules 45 credits , available in full time mode only. Upon successful completion of credits, you will be awarded a MSc in History and Philosophy of Science. Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative.
This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change. Students choose four optional modules from the History and Philosophy of Science. Please note that not every module is taught each year and the modules available vary from year to year. Therefore the list below is not exhaustive but gives an indication of what we teach.
Applicants should contact the department for information on what will be offered in the next academic year. Students also choose one optional module from our sister MSc programme, Science, Technology, and Society. Module descriptions can be found on the STS website.
In addition, students choose two elective modules which may be options from our degrees or selected from any other programme at UCL. All MSc students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of 10,—12, words. The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, tutorials and research supervision.
Student performance is assessed through coursework such as long and short essays, advocacy work and project work. For more information on additional costs for prospective students please go to our estimated cost of essential expenditure at Accommodation and living costs. For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.
Our programme provides essential training for students wishing to pursue PhD level study in related fields. It also provides appropriate training for those pursuing careers in education, museum and archival curatorship, or governance and policy-making.
During the course of this programme, students will develop a wide range of transferable skills, including writing, research, critical thinking, and working in collaboration with others. Most graduates of this programme go on to follow careers that engage with the substance of the degree, including in the museums sector, or in academia. For these students, this programme provides an excellent opportunity to develop the specialist skills and personal connections necessary to succeed.
These include basic curatorial skills, developing personal contacts in London museums, and developing personal and intellectual connections with key thinkers in the field. We have award-winning tutors, public engagement and fantastic academic programmes. We commit ourselves to creating academic experiences that reward hard work. We are research-active over an enormous range of topics.
Our teaching builds on research not only in our subject specialties but also in the fundamentals of teaching and learning. We also use the city as a classroom, with custom-made walking tours, site visits, and special excursions.
Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding particularly overseas applicants should take note of application deadlines. This programme requires two references. Further information regarding references can be found in our How to apply section. Further information can be found at: ucl. The programme is suitable for students with first degrees in a variety of subjects including natural sciences, social sciences, history, philosophy, other humanities, engineering and medicine.
It can serve as a foundation for PhD research, or as preparation for a career in teaching, mass media, science and technology, policy, museums or scientific societies. For more information see our Applications page.
Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.
Key information Programme starts September Modes and duration Full time: 1 year. Application dates All applicants. Location: London, Bloomsbury. Entry requirements A minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
English language requirements If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
International students Country-specific information, including details of when UCL representatives are visiting your part of the world, can be obtained from the International Students website. MSc students undertake modules to the value of credits. Teaching and learning The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, tutorials and research supervision.
Additional costs For more information on additional costs for prospective students please go to our estimated cost of essential expenditure at Accommodation and living costs. Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below. Employability During the course of this programme, students will develop a wide range of transferable skills, including writing, research, critical thinking, and working in collaboration with others. Applications Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places.
Who can apply? Application deadlines All applicants 30 July What are we looking for? It also encourages intensive investigation and specialisation: a survey of nearly 3, years of scientific ideas and communities, and an exploration of the
Working at the juncture between philosophy and research in the sciences, from physics to neuroscience and artificial intelligence. Philosophy of science is a thriving and interdisciplinary field of research, bringing together philosophy and cutting-edge science. Key areas covered by researchers at Edinburgh include: metaphysical issues in science philosophy of time and time-travel; realism and antirealism; natural kinds; causation; laws of nature ; history and philosophy of science especially, the history and philosophy of natural sciences ; philosophy of psychology; philosophy of neuroscience; philosophy of cognitive sciences, foundations of probability, ethics of AI. These are some of the research questions that faculty members in Philosophy of Science are interested in:. PhD and MSc by Research programmes. Over the years we have been running a series of successful seminars entitled Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Science.
It is largely by technology that contemporary society hangs together. It is hugely important not only as an economic force but also as a cultural force. Indeed during the last two centuries, when it gradually emerged as a discipline, philosophy of technology has mostly been concerned with the meaning of technology for, and its impact on, society and culture, rather than with technology itself. Only recently a branch of the philosophy of technology has developed that is concerned with technology itself and that aims to understand both the practice of designing and creating artifacts in a wide sense, including artificial processes and systems and the nature of the things so created. This latter branch of the philosophy of technology seeks continuity with the philosophy of science and with several other fields in the analytic tradition in modern philosophy, such as the philosophy of action and decision-making, rather than with the humanities and social science.
PDF | As the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS) has become more established, it has increasingly hidden its philosophical roots.
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Science, Technology, and Society in the Course Catalog. Science, Technology and Society STS is an interdisciplinary field that studies the conditions under which the production, distribution and utilization of scientific knowledge and technological systems occur; the consequences of these activities upon different groups of people. STS builds on the history and philosophy of science and technology, sociology and anthropology, policy studies, and cultural and literary studies; all of which shape the modes of analysis deployed in the field. The intercollegiate program brings together courses taught in a variety of departments, and is divided into three principal areas: history of science and technology, philosophy of science and technology, and social science approaches to technology and science. Courses explore the effects of science and technology on society and culture; the politics of socio-technical systems; science policy in national and international contexts; the social and environmental risks vs. Students majoring in STS are well prepared to pursue graduate study in related field and also have a solid foundation for work as science journalists, policy researchers and advisers, science educators, design and business consultants, and advocates of change around issues such as gender and science, renewable energy and the social effects of the information revolution. In addition, STS is an excellent academic background for students intending to pursue careers in medicine, law, business and education.
philosophy of science. Science and technology share a similar type of. rationality based on empirical observation and knowledge of natural.
Philosophy of Latin America pp Cite as. What follows is a summary of my work in the general philosophy and methodology of science and technology, as well as in the philosophy of some of their various branches. There is also a glance at my work in value theory and ethics insofar as it relates to science and technology. Finally all these various pieces are shown to be components of a new philosophical system hoped to be in harmony with contemporary science and technology and moreover one capable of stimulating their advancement. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
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My research focuses on creativity, innovation, and conceptual change in science.