Ph.D. in Philosophy

Wayne State's doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) program is designed to provide students with a breadth of knowledge in philosophy while emphasizing the depth of knowledge through intensive work on particular philosophical issues of interest to the student. The doctor of philosophy prepares students for an academic career in research and teaching in philosophy.

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