Logica, Filosofia e Storia della Scienza
|Study location||Italy, Florence|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Application fee||€20 one-time
Application fee is non-refundable
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / French / Italian / Spanish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Non-EU applicants living abroad are required to have a valid certificat of Italian language proficiency at level B2 awarded as determined by the CLIQ (Italian Quality Language Certification) quality system, which unites in one association the current certification bodies (University for Foreigners of Perugia, University for Foreigners of Siena, Rome Tre University and the Dante Alighieri Society) and University for Foreigners “Dante Alighieri” of Reggio Calabria, as well as in convention with Italian Institutes of Culture abroad or other institutions.
At least 1 reference(s) should be provided.
This MA programme pursues several goals:
equipping students with a strong knowledge of the foundations of contemporary logic, as well as the most relevant issues in the philosophy of science;
providing them with knowledge of the history of philosophy and science, and of the essentials of scientific disciplines debated in logic and epistemology;
fostering acquaintance with cutting-edge issues of research in this area;
creating a strong ability in the conceptual, formal and historical analysis of theories and models of scientific rationality;
stimulating the ability to apply the tools of historical and philosophical inquiry to the understanding of the dynamics of scientific theories and ideas;
strengthening the ability to apply methods and results of logic and scientific methodology to philosophical and scientific forms of reasoning.
This kind of know-how is very appreciated today both in Academia and in the job market. As a matter of fact we have a large record of former students employed in a variety of workplaces such as: academic and higher research institutions, publishing companies, software development companies, education and training institutions, scientific journals.