PhD Scholarships

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University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom
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Dear all,

five Elphinstone PhD Scholarships are available at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Aberdeen. If successful, the applicants will have their tuition fees waived for each year of their PhD, whether British, EU or Overseas. Selections will be made on the basis of academic merit. The Scholarships are reserved to full-time, resident students.

*** THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION is the 31st of March 2018***

The Elphinstone Scholarships are related to the following specific projects:

Gender Equality and Sports – Investigating whether gender-based restrictions in sports are morally justified
(Supervisors: Dr F. Luzzi & Dr B. Lord)

Intuitive Understanding and the Life Sciences
(Supervisors: Dr U. Stegmann & Dr B. Lord)

Liberalism and Conservatism in Epistemology
(Supervisors: Dr L. Moretti & Dr F. Luzzi)

Investigating the precise roles of pictorial representations, their unique qualities and limitations
(Supervisors: Dr U. Stegmann and Dr L. Moretti)

Investigating the correct theory of the content of first-person (or de se) thought
(Supervisor: Dr S. Torre)

More information about the projects can be found via the following webpage:

Please use the search mask at the bottom of the page selecting the name of the relevant supervisor (or one of them if more supervisors are indicated).

If you are interested in any project, please email the first supervisor.

Personal profiles and contact details are here:

All the Best,
Luca Moretti

Deadline for Applications: 
March 31, 2018
l [dot] moretti [__at__] abdn [dot] ac [dot] uk
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