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Programme code: 3146

Regulations: RD 99/2011

Knowledge branch: Arts and humanities

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Organised by:Department of Philosophy

Management Centre:Postgraduate School

Participating Universities:Universitat de València Estudi General

Programme Coordinator:Dr Pablo Rychter Miras

Places available for new students:10 paces

Aims: This doctoral programme aims to develop research tasks to the integration of students in research groups. The doctoral studies shall guarantee the acquisition of the basic competences established in the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education, namely: systematic understanding of a field of study, and mastery of its skills and methods of research; ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adapt a substantial process of research or creation; ability to make critical and assessment analysis; synthesise new and complex ideas; ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general about this field of knowledge; ability to promote, within academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advances in a knowledge-based society.

Description: Departments proposed by the Doctoral Programme (Philosophy, Metaphysics and Theory of Knowledge, Logics and Philosophy of Science, of the Universitat de València) accumulate a whole integrity of the thematic areas that constitute the theoretical philosophy, along with its essential logic-methodical and historical perspectives: the entire history of philosophy, philosophical anthropology, logic, philosophy of science, language, art, and religion; Theory of knowledge, ontology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind and aesthetics. The inter-thematic and methodically systematized treatment of the axis of this plot is essential in regards to the basic philosophical training. This task must recognize in those Departments of the University of Valencia (only entity which issues the certificate of Philosophy in the context of its 5 public or state universities) that request the reference of philosophical specialized theoretical training.

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