What is scientific thinking? What role should science play in society?
Our study opportunities
Subjects in the intersection between philosophy and the sciences offer students the resources for reflecting on fundamental questions. Whether you specialise in philosophy, in another area of the humanities, or in the social and natural sciences, selecting a course within this discipline will help you reach a deeper understanding of your field.
Relevant Bachelor courses
Examples of relevant courses to philosophy and the sciences:
- FIL1002 Introduction to the theory of knowledge and philosophy of science (in Norwegian)
- FIL1009 Science and Democracy (in Norwegian)
- FIL2108 The Philosophy of Psychology
- FIL2405 Philosophical Logic and the Philosophy of Mathematics
- FIL2900 – Major - Philosophy of science
- FIL2302 – Applied ethics
- Introduction to Algorithmic Thinking (currently only for students in the Honours Programme (in Norwegian)
Would you like to think deeper about philosophical issues, or would you like to improve your skills in critical analysis and argumentative writing?
- Consider a Master's degree in philosophy.
Within this degree, Master students can specialise in the philosophy of science.
What can you do with a Master's degree in philosophy? Have a look at the Career Prospects.
Relevant Master courses
For Master students of philosophy, UiO offers a broad range of courses in the areas relevant to philosophy and the sciences. Examples include:
Would you like to participate in a PhD course arranged by CPS?
March 28-29. we offer a PhD Course, titled "Opening Philosophy of Medicine to the Future by Integrating Historical Epistemology and STS". The lecturer is Prof. Cornelius Borck (Lübeck, Germany). The course is 3 ECTS credits.