Master of Arts in Philosophy (1 year)

The programs cover most of the major areas of philosophy, from a mainly analytic perspective. It will be possible for candidates who have a four-year Bachelor of Arts degree to take the Master’s degree in one year.

Sample Courses for the Master’s Programs

Compulsory courses
Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Ethics, Ancient Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Kant and After

Elective courses
Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion, Aristotle, Aesthetics

Entry Requirements for the Master’s Programs
Candidates will normally be expected to have some background in philosophy. In addition to meeting the General CEU Admissions Requirements, applicants will also be required to submit a statement of purpose (1-2 single spaced pages) as well as a sample of academic writing—part of a course essay or a chapter of a thesis—in English, to further assess their language abilities and argumentation skills.


Title Instructor Credit
Academic Writing Borbála Faragó 2.0
Analogies and metaphors Mathieu Charbonneau 2.0
Ancient Atomism and its Critics Georgina White 2.0
Ancient Philosophy István Bodnár 2.0
Cognitive Science and Policy Making Christophe Heintz 2.0
Complexity Maria Kronfeldner 2.0
Contemporary Metaethics Philip Goff
Simon Rippon
Bart Streumer
Continental Philosophy Nenad Miscevic 2.0
Cosmopolitanism and Global Justice Zoltan Miklosi 4.0
Departmental Colloquium various 1.0
Dispositions and Powers Ferenc Huoranszki 2.0
Epistemology Nenad Miscevic 2.0
Ethics Emma Bullock 2.0
Evolution across Disciplines Maria Kronfeldner 4.0
Foundations of Political Philosophy Zoltan Miklosi 2.0
Freedom and Responsibility Ferenc Huoranszki 4.0
God’s Existence and God’s Nature Howard Robinson 2.0
Greek Reading Seminar István Bodnár
Co-teacher: Chloe Balla
Heidegger David Weberman 4.0
Hermeneutics David Weberman 2.0
History of Chinese Philosophy: Antiquity to 1200 Curie Virag 4.0
Introduction to Political Theory: Justice and Equality Andres Moles 4.0
Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason Mike Griffin 2.0
Logic Edi Pavlovic 2.0
MA Thesis Seminar Simon Rippon 2.0
Meaning and Truth in Ancient Philosophy István Bodnár 2.0
Metaphysics Ferenc Huoranszki 2.0
Perception, Thought and Consciousness Howard Robinson
Philip Goff
Philosophy of Language Hanoch Ben-Yami 2.0
Philosophy of Science: Core Contemporary Issues Maria Kronfeldner 2.0
Possible Worlds Mike Griffin 2.0
Religion and Political Thought: Europe 1200-1700 - lecture Matthias Riedl 2.0
Religion and Political Thought: Europe 1200-1700 - Reading Seminar Matthias Riedl 2.0
Tax and Social Justice Philip Goff 2.0
Topics in the Philosophy of the Human and Social Sciences Maria Kronfeldner 4.0
War Andres Moles 2.0
Wittgenstein Hanoch Ben-Yami 2.0