The Doctorate in Logic and Philosophy of Science is an interuniversity program organized by the universities of Salamanca, A Coruña, La Laguna, Santiago de Compostela, Valladolid and Valencia with the purpose of training doctors in the different branches of logic and philosophy of science and social studies of science and technology.
The program intends to provide its students with sufficient knowledge and skills to meet the following social demands:
• conflict resolution through rational discussion, and involvement in cultural intermediation and critique.
• meet the growing social demand for information regarding the workings and structure of scientific and technological systems, their management and their impact in the different social, economic and political contexts.
• analysis of the relationship between language and the world, cognitive models and their applications in the field of artificial intelligence, communication issues, speech acts and pragmatics, meaning, intent, and mental representation theories.
• management of information technologies and their formal developmental issues: artificial Intelligence, semantic web, computability, etc. and their role in the development of classical and non-classical branches of logic, their history and philosophy.
The curriculum of this interuniversity Doctorate in Logic and Philosophy of Science is mainly designed to address the need for expert research training of graduate students who have completed master’s degrees in the field of logics and philosophy of sciences, students from foreign universities willing to carry out doctoral studies in our country and professionals who are university degree holders and wish to upgrade their skills and knowledge or change their profile:
‐ Holders of degrees in Philosophy (graduates who have completed master’s degrees related to this Doctorate’s curriculum or holders of doctoral degrees who wish to vary their profile).
- Holders of degrees in the areas of natural sciences, mathematics or computing (graduates or holders of doctoral degrees who have completed master’s degrees related to this Doctorate’s curriculum).
- Holders of degrees in the areas of social sciences or philology (graduates or holders of doctoral degrees who have completed master’s degrees related to this Doctorate’s curriculum).