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PhD scholarship in philosophy (epistemology), Utrecht (The Netherlands)

On his budget of a Distinguished Professor at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Prof. dr. Herman Philipse will appoint one full-time PhD student from 1 October 2013.

Candidates are asked to apply on the basis of their own research proposal, which should be situated within one of the following sub-disciplines of (analytic) philosophy: epistemology, the philosophy of biology, and meta-ethics. During the first year, relevant literature will be studied and the research proposal will be further developed. During the remaining 3 years, a dissertation and two articles for an A or B journal will be written. Some teaching will be involved (not more than one seminar a year), and the PhD student will be the convenor of the Dutch Research Seminar for Analytic Philosophy, which meets once a month in Utrecht. At least once a month there will be a tutorial with the supervisor (Prof. Philipse).

Deadline for receipt of applications: June 2nd, 2013 For more information, go to the website of Utrecht University at http://ssl1.peoplexs.com/Peoplexs22/CandidatesPortalNoLogin/ or contact Professor Herman Philipse <>.

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