Philosophy Program

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Philosophy


Admission to the Ph.D. program is restricted to students who have graduated with distinction from our M.A. program and who wish to work in the history of philosophy. The degree requires a minimum of 72 units, a folio, an oral examination on the folio, two research tools, a dissertation, and an oral defense of the dissertation.


For additional information about the Philosophy program requirements, please see the department handbook.

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