It is an interuniversity doctoral program specialized in the area of Logic and Philosophy of Science, carried out by institutions of recognized national and international excellence. His lines of research are: argumentation and logic, philosophy of language and mind, philosophy of science, and social studies of science and technology.PresentationIts purpose is to provide research training and specialized and updated knowledge to train doctors in the different areas of the area of Logic and Philosophy of science and Social Studies of science and technology, thus training qualified professionals for conflict resolution and intermediation and to formulate, analyze, reason and solve complex problems.Admission profileStudents will predictably:Graduates in Philosophy (graduates who carry out a master's degree related to the DP or Doctors who wish to vary their profile).
Graduates in the area of natural sciences, mathematics and computer science (Graduates or Doctors who carry out a master's degree related to the PD).
Graduates in the area of social sciences and philology (Graduates or Doctors who carry out a master's degree related to the DP).It is necessary for the student to be able to read philosophical and scientific texts correctly at least in Spanish and English.
Requirements1) In general, for access to an official doctoral program it will be necessary to be in possession of official Spanish Bachelor's degrees, or equivalent, and University Master's degrees, or equivalent, provided that at least 300 credits have been passed ECTS in the set of these two teachings.
2) Likewise, anyone who is in any of the following cases may access:Be in possession of an official Spanish university degree or from another country that is part of the European Higher Education Area, which enables access to the master's degree in accordance with the provisions of article 16 of RD 1393/2007, and pass a minimum of 300 credits ECTS in all official university studies, of which at least 60 must be at master's level.
Be in possession of an official Spanish graduate degree, whose duration, according to community law regulations, is at least 300 ECTS credits. Said graduates must take the compulsory training complements required by the program, except that the study plan of the corresponding bachelor's degree includes research training credits equivalent in educational value to research credits from master's studies.
University graduates who, after obtaining a place in training in the corresponding test for access to specialized health training places, pass with a positive evaluation at least two years of training in a program to obtain the official degree of any of the specialties in science Of the health.
Be in possession of a degree obtained in accordance with foreign educational systems, without the need for its homologation, after verification by the University that it accredits a level of training equivalent to that of the official Spanish university master's degree and that it empowers in the issuing country of the title for access to doctoral studies. This admission will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title of which the interested party is in possession or its recognition for purposes other than that of access to doctoral studies.
Be in possession of another Spanish doctorate degree obtained in accordance with previous university regulations.
Be in possession of an official university degree that has obtained the correspondence to level 3 of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education, in accordance with the procedure established in Royal Decree 967/2014, of November 21, which establishes the requirements and procedure for the homologation and declaration of equivalence to a degree and official university academic level and for the validation of foreign studies in Higher Education, and the procedure to determine the correspondence to the levels of the Spanish Framework of Qualifications for Higher Education of the official titles of Architect, Engineer, Graduate, Technical Architect, Technical Engineer and Diploma.3) Doctoral students who will start their doctoral program in accordance with previous university regulations will be able to access doctoral studies, after their admission in accordance with the provisions of the USC Regulations for doctoral studies. In any case, they must meet the general requirements established in said Regulation to access doctoral studies.
4) Graduates, architects or engineers who have the advanced studies diploma obtained in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 778/1998, of April 30, or achieve research sufficiency regulated in the Royal Decree 185/1985, of January 23.
5) Graduates, architects or engineers who have an official master's degree in accordance with Royal Decree 56/2005 or Royal Decree 1393/2007, modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, or have passed 60 ECTS of official master's degree studies.
6) Graduates, technical engineers or technical architects who prove that they have 300 ECTS credits passed in the set of official university studies, of which, at least 60, must be at the master's level, will also be able to access.Admission criteriaThe PD Academic Committee, through the delegated subcommittee, will decide on the admission of each of the applicants, and may, if it deems it appropriate, call an interview with the candidate.
The evaluation criteria of the applications will be the following:Adequacy of the degree alleged for admission. It is understood that students who come from either the Master's Degree in Logic and Philosophy of Science or the Master's Degree in Social Studies of Science and Technology or those who, being from other studies of an equivalent level, had taken subjects that facilitate the assimilation of the knowledge and skills offered from the DP.
Average of the academic record in the bachelor's degree (or bachelor's degree) and in the master's degree.
Letter of motivation and presentation, if applicable.
Academic stays in prestigious centers.
Scholarships or grants.
Documented command of English or another foreign language.
The commitment of direction by one of the professors of the program.Objectives and competenciesIts purpose is to provide research training and specialized and updated knowledge to train doctors in the areas of Logic and Philosophy of Science and Social Studies of Science and Technology, thus training qualified professionals for conflict resolution and mediation. and to formulate, analyze, reason, and solve complex problems.
General competitionsSystematic understanding of a field of study and mastery of research skills and methods related to that field
Ability to conceive, design or create, implement and adopt a substantial process of research or creation
Ability to contribute to the expansion of the frontiers of knowledge through original research
Ability to carry out critical analysis and evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas
Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society in general about their fields of knowledge in the modes and languages commonly used in their international scientific community
Ability to foster, in academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advancement within a knowledge-based society.Specific competencesUndertake in contexts in which there is little specific information
Finding the key questions to answer to solve a complex problem
Design, create, develop and undertake novel and innovative projects in their field of knowledge
Work both as a team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context
Integrate knowledge, face complexity and make judgments with limited information
The criticism and intellectual defense of solutions.Other competencesAbility to acquire advanced knowledge in the fields of argumentation and logic, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of science and technology.
Ability to design a research project with which to critically analyze and evaluate previous contributions and in which they can apply their knowledge and work methodology.
Ability to make a synthesis of new and complex ideas that produce a deeper knowledge of the research context in which one works.
Ability to develop materials about their own research and disseminate the results.