I saw some tesis that, for me, look as paper of Mathematics and, indeed, are from mathematics' department. However, the name of the course is "degree in Philosophy".

There is any explanation about it?

I would imagine degree in Philosophy something about thinkers sociologics, human theory, etc.

Many thanks.

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    Was it "Doctor of Philosophy" by any chance?
    – GoodDeeds
    Jun 27, 2020 at 22:58
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    It is unclear what you are asking, but a PhD, which is the normal doctorate for a mathematician is literally, Doctor of Philosophy. Math was traditionally one of the fields studied by philosophers, also including Rhetoric, etc.
    – Buffy
    Jun 27, 2020 at 22:59
  • @GoodDeeds, yes! Jun 27, 2020 at 23:04
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    From Wikipedia: " In the context of the Doctor of Philosophy and other similarly titled degrees, the term "philosophy" does not refer to the field or academic discipline of philosophy, but is used in a broader sense in accordance with its original Greek meaning, which is "love of wisdom." "
    – GoodDeeds
    Jun 27, 2020 at 23:08
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    One of my professors was on an airplane and was asked to help a passenger with a heart attack... he replied I can help with the engines I am a doctor of engineering... passenger survived though
    – Solar Mike
    Jun 27, 2020 at 23:34


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