|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students, International Students|
|Funding amount:||Full-time tuition fee (UK/EU or overseas level) with an annual stipend of £14,553 for three years (pro rata for part-time students)|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||13th September 2018|
|Closes:||30th November 2018|
Why a PhD in Philosophy at Edinburgh?
What do our PhD Scholarships cover?
The PhD Scholarships, funded by the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS) cover the full-time tuition fee (UK/EU or overseas level) with an annual stipend of £14,553 for three years (pro rata for part-time students).
In which research areas do staff offer supervision?
We can offer expert supervision across a wide range of topics including:
Our world-leading group of epistemologists have research interests in scepticism (including its history), epistemic value, contextualism, social epistemology, epistemic responsibility, perceptual knowledge, rationality, the nature of cognitive processes, and virtue epistemology.
Our internationally renowned Ethics research cluster has particular research strengths in ethical theory, meta-ethics, normative theory and political philosophy.
History of philosophy
The research interests of our ancient philosophy faculty include ancient metaphysics and ethics, ancient and medieval philosophy and science, the Presocratics, Plato and Aristotle.
Logic and language
This area has growing research strengths in Logic, Language and related topics, with faculty members working on Godel's results, theories of truth deflationism, semantic paradoxes, the applicability of mathematics, proof theory, theoretical syntax, pragmatics, proof theory, and non-classical logic.
Mind and cognition
Our research team ranks among the world leaders in this fast-moving area, and specialises in the study of embodiment, consciousness, perception, action, and situated reason.
Philosophy of science
Philosophy of science at the University of Edinburgh specialises in the philosophy of the natural sciences, and the philosophy of cognitive sciences.
How to apply
To be considered for this scholarship you must apply online for the PhD Philosophy programme by Friday 30 November 2018. There is no need to apply separately for the Scholarship. Your application will be automatically considered.
To find out more and apply, please visit our website:
Please get in touch with our School Postgraduate Office should you have any questions about applying to the PhD Programme telephone: +44 (0) 131 651 5002, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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