Master's program in Philosophy
If you are interested in a Master's program in Philosophy, you can choose between four specialized tracks wherein key challenges and aspects of our contemporary societies are highlighted and philosophically approached.
Study Philosophy at Tilburg University
Philosophy of Contemporary Challenges1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Critically engage with the key challenges that contemporary societies are facing today, such as climate change, migration, populism, racism and economic inequality. Learn how to review familiar ideas with regard to such issues and how to reform or revise these ideas in order to face the challenge at hand.
Philosophy of Data and Digital Society1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Datafication and digitalization are transforming our world into a digital society. Examine the impact of this technological transformation on social institutions, science, our work, our daily lives, and even our friendships. Reflect on fundamental ethical and political questions that arise. Learn how you can help shape a morally acceptable digital social world.
Philosophy of Humanity and Culture1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Delve into the history of modern and contemporary continental philosophy. Analyze texts and theories of some of the greatest thinkers of our time to gain a deeper understanding of humanity and society. Use this to shed new light on fundamental questions about art, culture, identity, and being human.
Philosophy of Mind and Psychology1 year English Starts end of August and end of January
Take a philosophical approach to understand the human psyche. By delving into philosophical texts and reflecting on theories and findings from other relevant disciplines - such as psychology, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence - you will gain more insights into mental phenomena, such as: beliefs, experiences, intuitions, intelligence and consciousness, revelations and traumas.
Why Philosophy in Tilburg?
- You will be encouraged to think carefully and critically about crucial social questions.
- Small-scale working methods with lots of interaction, enabling in-depth analysis and discussion with fellow students and lecturers
- Learn an integrated approach with which to contribute to a deeper understanding of complex issues and integrated solutions.
National Student Survey (Philosophy studies, all tracks), 2022 | n=44
Alumni of Philosophy (all tracks) | National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n = 7
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