This programme is characterised by a firm integration of historical and systematic approaches in philosophy and an emphasis on studying primary philosophical texts.
The one-year master's programme offers four fields of focus: * History and Philosophy of Science; * Ethics and Politics; * Philosophical Anthropology; * Philosophy of Culture. The institute has strong international links with philosophy departments worldwide, resulting in an active programme of visiting scholars and lecturers. The institute's research programme 'meets the highest international standards', according to the latest external research assessment.
This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.
History and Philosophy of the Sciences:
In the master's specialisation in History and Philosophy of the Sciences, you will investigate the ways in which philosophy, history, and science interact in the field of humanities.
Ethics and Politics:
The central topic of Ethics and Politics specialisation of the one-year Master's in Philosophy concerns moral, political and social philosophy.
Philosophical Anthropology and Philosophy of Culture:
What are human beings? What is their position in nature at large?
Philosophy, Politics and Economics:
Philosophy, Politics and Economics brings together some of the most important approaches to understanding the local, global, and universal around us.
Previous education: BA degree (or equivalent) in Philosophy from a recognised university, (see website www.unileidenmasters.nl).
Knowledge minimum: See website www.unileidenmasters.nl for details.
Additional language requirements:
No work experience is required.
Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands
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