Research Seminar in the Philosophy of Natural Sciences

This information is for the 2022/23 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Roman Frigg


This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Philosophy. This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

This is a special topics course on the philosophy of the natural sciences. The course is integrated with the meetings of the Sigma Club. Approximately 3 sessions per term are Sigma Club meeting; the remaing sessions are the researech seminar. The topic will be announced at the beginning of the term. 


15 hours of seminars in the MT. 15 hours of seminars in the LT. 10 hours and 30 minutes of seminars in the ST.

Formative coursework

Students will be expected to write one essay per term and to give a seminar presentation.

Key facts

Department: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method

Total students 2021/22: 2

Average class size 2021/22: Unavailable

Value: Non-credit bearing

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Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Specialist skills