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        Tel: 212.229.5707 ext. 3078

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        Chair: Dmitri Nikulin

        Senior Secretary: Despina Dontas

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        James Tribendis

        Samuel Yelton

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    • PhD in Philosophy

      The PhD in Philosophy is designed for students who have completed the Philosophy MA at The New School for Social Research or a comparable master's degree from another university.

      The PhD provides maximum flexibility, enabling graduates to develop the highest level of competence in their chosen field of scholarly specialization.

      • Degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      • Credits 60 credits
      • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
      • Start Term Fall or Spring

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