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PhD Studentships 'Normativity' (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 4
Location Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Job description

The University of Aberdeen invites applications for 4 PhD studentships in the first tranche of a research project investigating conceptual and historical aspects of the problem of Normativity.

 In the fields of legal theory, philosophical ethics and theological ethics, as well as at their many points of intersection, the abiding question of the nature, sources, knowledge and significance of normative claims and judgments is at the heart of many important contemporary scholarly and critical public debates. The project takes three terms—nature, narrative and nihilism—as rubrics under which to explore the important and vexing problems and questions related to normativity in these respective fields of inquiry.

Awards consist of full fee waivers (three years of full-time PhD study at the Home/EU or Overseas student rate as appropriate in each case) and annual maintenance stipends of £3,600 for three years of full-time study.

For further details of the project, the research supervisors involved and application procedures, please visit: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/cass/graduate/funding/research/01/

Informal inquiries may be directed to Dr. Philip G. Ziegler, Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy. 

How to apply
Application type Unknown (see text above)
Web address to apply http://www.abdn.ac.uk/
Hard deadline June 21, 2013, 12:06am BST
Web address for more information http://www.abdn.ac.uk/cass/graduate/funding/resear...
Contact name Dr. Philip G. Ziegler
Contact email
Time created November 29, 2012, 5:22pm EST
Scheduled expiry date March 29, 2013, 5:22pm BST
Expired on June 22, 2013, 5:06am BST
Last updated June 22, 2013, 12:06am EST
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