I attended the London School of Economics to supplement my existing graduate work in philosophy prior to my going on to the job market. The education I received surpassed my expectations: in addition to general survey courses, the program offers in-depth instruction in specific topics by leading authorities in the philosophy of science and social science. Students have ample access to the professors through a series of seminars, office hours, colloquia, reading groups, and informal gatherings. In one case a professor transformed a one-semester course into a extended reading group wherein we discussed contemporary issues in modeling and representation over lunch and coffee. Moreover, the program, being a part of the University of London, positions itself as a springboard to the vibrant intellectual life of London as whole.

The London School of Economics offers a robust education in a condensed time frame by some of the best instructors in the discipline.