Are you looking for a PhD in the Humanities fostered by a stimulating learning environment where you can meet students and scholars from different countries and disciplines?
Do your studies have a special focus on Renaissance culture, and on the history of early modern philosophy or that of political thought?
Are you dreaming about the best-furnished library, modern equipment and digital resources?
The answer is WARSAW!
The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences is the ideal place to carry out your doctoral research (GSSR).
Located in the marvellous Staszic Palace, in the beating heart of Warsaw, its Postgraduate School is connected with the Department of History of Modern Philosophy in which your project will be based.*
Candidates from any country may submit their applications either by 8 May 2017 or by 4 September 2017 (the academic year starts in October 2017).
During the individual interviews candidates must also display a level of English that allows them to take part in the classes (http://www.gssr.edu.pl/about/).
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* Research areas of the department also include:
– The Aristotelian and Platonic tradition in Western culture.
– The Scientific Revolution of the 17th century, its premises, aftermaths and philosophical relevance.
– Animals as a philosophical and cultural issue.
– Neoscholastic philosophy (16th-20th century).
– History of early modern political thought (from Machiavelli to Hobbes and beyond).
– The impact of printing on Western culture.
– Censorship and freedom of thought in the history of philosophy.
– History of the Reformation and Counter-Reformation.