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Doctor of Philosophy


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  • n. A terminal research degree and one of the highest doctorates awarded by a university.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge


From Latin philosophiae + doctor (Wiktionary)


  • Arts and Doctor of Philosophy, although effected somewhat at the expense of the Mastership, is an interesting phenomenon pointing to the two great university types after which the American university has been moulded, the relative positions of the two degrees indicating, at the same time, the predominance at present of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • The College: with the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The Department of Graduate Studies: with the degrees of Graduate in the School; Master of Arts; and Doctor of Philosophy.

    University of Virginia

  • Resolved that hereafter it shall be lawful to receive as candidates for the degrees of Doctor of Letters, Doctor of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy, students from other

    Board of Visitors minutes

  • Ms. Cook's dissertation was submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the College of Communication and Information Sciences in the Graduate School of the University of Alabama.

    Peter Scott's Library Blog

  • Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Logic from Cornell University in 1971. - Business News

  • He earned the Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, the Master of Music degree in Voice and Opera Performance from Northwestern University, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Music Education (Choral Conducting emphasis) from The Florida State University.

    Audiophile Audition Headlines

  • He earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Higher Education Administration from Indiana State University, a Master of Science degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, a bachelor's degree in Automated Manufacturing, and an associate's degree in Electronics Engineering Technology.

    ~ Angry White Boy ~


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