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Subject areas

The topics of your essays and dissertation should each fall within the following specified subject areas:

MPhil subject areaRelevant Part II papers
1. Ancient, medieval and early modern sciences Papers 1 and 2
2. Ancient, medieval and early modern medicine Paper 1
3. Sciences in the age of empire, c. 1750–1900 Paper 3
4. Modern medicine and biomedical sciences Papers 3 and 4
5. Modern sciences Paper 4
6. Metaphysics, epistemology and the sciences Paper 5
7. Ethics and politics of medicine and the sciences Paper 6
8. Philosophy of the physical sciences Paper 5
9. Philosophy of biology and the life sciences Paper 5
10. Philosophy of social and cognitive sciences Papers 5 and 6