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Masters degrees in Social Philosophy explore the ethics of social behaviour and social institutions, attempting to work out what obligations (if any) the individual has to society as a whole.
Related subjects include Social & Political Philosophy, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, and Ethics & Social Philosophy. Entry requirements typically include a relevant undergraduate degree such as Philosophy, Politics or Social Science.
If you study a Masters in Social Philosophy, you’ll be challenged to explore the ethical dimensions of many kinds of social institution, determining their impact on individuals and society at large.
This could include building your understanding of the social contexts that govern political, legal, moral and cultural practice. For example, you may analyse the development of related theoretical frameworks such as human rights, gender equality and global justice.
Traditional careers include academia and publishing, along with roles in journalism and the media. Other careers may include jurisprudence or policy-making positions across a range of sectors.
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Are you looking for a highly challenging two-year Research Master's programme in Philosophy? Come to Radboud University! Philosophy has a unique role within contemporary society. Read more
This course seeks to overcome the idea that philosophy is split between two cultures (one belonging to the world of science, the other, the world of the arts and humanities) by exploring both of these strands. Read more
Master of Arts in the field of public policy with a concentration in philosophy and social policy The interdisciplinary MA Program in Philosophy and Social Policy offers students some specially-focused coursework in philosophy while helping them learn to apply insights from philosophy to problems of public policy. Read more
Anthropology, economics, geography, political science, sociology – you already know what the social sciences are. Read more
In Philosophical Anthropology you study the philosophical significance of psychoanalytical hermeneutics as developed by Freud and followers (Lacan, Klein, et al.) Research focuses in particular on the phenomenological tradition (Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Deleuze and Butler). Read more
The UBC Masters in Philosophy provides an opportunity for excellent students to study philosophy at an advanced level; to broaden their understanding of some fundamental questions; and to acquire the skills and knowledge that are necessary for the development their own philosophical research. Read more
The MSc Philosophy and Public Policy provides a solid foundation in the conceptual and normative questions underlying public policy formulation. Read more
With a deep and rigorous programme of coursework and research in the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method , the MSc Philosophy of Science explores both general questions about the nature of science and specific foundational issues related to the individual sciences. Read more
The MSc Economics and Philosophy offers a unique combination of rigorous training in economics together with the opportunity to engage with moral, methodological… Read more