History and Philosophy of the Sciences (MA)
The master's programme in History and Philosophy of the Sciences at Leiden University is your opportunity to investigate the connections between philosophy and science in historical perspective.
The master in History and Philosophy of the Sciences at Leiden University is a specialisation of the Philosophy (60EC) programme and combines state of the art discussions in the field and training in advanced academic skills.
What will you study?
Taught by Leiden University's internationally acclaimed faculty, this programme investigates the connections between philosophy and science in historical perspective. You will specifically focus on the history and development of theories and methods in the intellectual endeavours known as philosophy and science.
Hone your intellect
This intellectually-rigorous programme is your opportunity to explore the fascinating ways in which these fields interact and influence each other. You will learn alongside talented and highly-motivated students. Discussions and debates with classmates will help fine-tune your reasoning skills and ability to formulate logical and persuasive arguments. Classes are kept deliberately small to allow for a high level of interaction with your lecturers, many of whom are leading researchers in their fields.