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Doctor of Philosophy   /dˈɑktər əv fəlˈɑsəfi/   Listen
Doctor of Philosophy

A doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge.

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... say," said Claudius. "Could you swear, before the Supreme Court of the United States, for instance, that I am Claudius, sometime student, now Doctor of Philosophy of the University of Heidelberg in Germany? Could ...
— Doctor Claudius, A True Story • F. Marion Crawford

... Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Goettingen, we find him preparing himself as a High School teacher, in which position ...
— An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy • W. Tudor Jones

... second master at Eton. At the age of sixteen he entered the University of Utrecht, where he remained three years, and then proceeded to the University of Leyden for the purpose of qualifying himself for the medical profession. In 1695 he made a tour in Italy, and after taking the degree of doctor of philosophy and physic at Padua, he visited Naples and Rome. In 1696 he returned to England, and began to practise at Stepney, in the house in which he was born. In 1703 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, and in the same year he was chosen Physician to St. Thomas's Hospital, and ...
— English Book Collectors • William Younger Fletcher

Words linked to "Doctor of Philosophy" :   DPhil, PhD, doctorate, Ph.D., doctor's degree

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