Research course

Philosophy

Institution
University of Southampton · School of Humanities
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class degree and a Master's degree in philosophy (merit); other qualifications may be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Areas of reserch include: aesthetics - topics include: tragedy; philosophy of music; pictorial representation; philosophy of film; philosophy of literature; ontology of art; definitions of art; art and morality; aesthetics of Plato; Aristotle; Hume; Kant; Schopenhauer; Nietzsche and Collingwood; 19th-century continental philosophy after Hegel, which includes research into: Schopenhauer; Nietzsche; Kierkegaard and Frege; modern moral philosophy; Wittgenstein, focusing on Wittgenstein's thought, his philosophy of language, mathematics and religion, and the relations between Wittgenstein's thought and the work of Russell; Husserl; Heidegger; Kierkegaard and later 20th-century philosophers such as Quine and Davidson; other notable areas of shared research interests are: philosophy of action and practical reason, and philosophy of language and mind; in addition, research is carried out in ancient philosophy, ethics, philosophical logic, philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, political philosophy, and on Collingwood, Heidegger and Russell.

For further information, please see our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
60-84 months
full time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Name
Humanities
Email
pgafh@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 23 8059 6809