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Areas of Concentration

The graduate program in History and Philosophy of Science offers five areas of concentration in which graduate students may choose to specialize. The areas are those in which the faculty show a strong interest and expertise.

Classics, Philosophy, & Ancient Science

The Classics, Philosophy, and Ancient Science Program (CPAS) serves students wishing to focus on ancient science. It is an MA/PhD program offered jointly by the Departments of Classics, Philosophy, and History and Philosophy of Science.

Early Modern Science & Philosophy

The program in early modern science and philosophy is intended to allow students interested in this period to develop their talents through a wide variety of seminars, informal discussions, and the availability of research materials.

History & Philosophy of Biology

In addition to strengths in the philosophy of physics, early modern natural philosophy, and ancient science, the department has excellent resources for graduate study in the philosophy and history of biology.

History & Philosophy of Physics

In addition to strengths in the philosophy of biology, early modern natural philosophy, and ancient science, the department has excellent resources for graduate study in the philosophy and history of physics.

History & Philosophy of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry

In addition to strengths in the philosophy and history of biology, philosophy and history of physics, early modern natural philosophy, and ancient science, the department has excellent resources for graduate study in the history and philosophy of psychology, neuroscience, psychiatry, and cognitive science.