Philosophical work in the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science tends to be strongly integrated with the natural and social sciences and with mathematics.

TFaculty and student explore issues in general philosophy of science and meta-philosophy, as well as more specialized studies in five research groups:

LPS enjoys strong cooperative relations with UCI's Department of Philosophy; in particular, the two units jointly administer a single graduate program leading to the Ph.D. in Philosophy. Learn more . . . 

The Philosophical Gourmet Report ranks UCI’s logic & philosophy of science doctoral program among the world’s top ten in every subfield the department represents:

Philosophy of Mathematics

#1 (tie):
General Philosophy of Science

#1 (tie):
Decision Theory, Game Theory, Rational Choice & Formal Epistemology

#3 (tie):
Philosophy of Physics

#3 (tie):
History of Analytic Philosophy

#4 (tie):
Mathematical Logic

#10 (tie):
Philosophy of Biology

#10 (tie):
Philosophy of Social Science



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