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    Hi all!

    I am asking this question for my friend. Do philosophy students study mathematics or any science subjects?
    Thank you!
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    (Original post by Nina Z)
    Hi all!

    I am asking this question for my friend. Do philosophy students study mathematics or any science subjects?
    Thank you!
    Some do, some don't. Maths A-Level is always a good thing to have, if you (or your friend) can get a good grade of course.

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    (Original post by jneill)
    Some do, some don't. Maths A-Level is always a good thing to have, if you (or your friend) can get a good grade of course.

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    No, None of us can get good grades in it
    As an undergraduate comparative literature student I am going to minor in philosophy if only mathematics is optional.
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    (Original post by Nina Z)
    No, None of us can get good grades in it
    As an undergraduate comparative literature student I am going to minor in philosophy if only mathematics is optional.
    Check the unis requirements, most don't ask for any specific A-Levels.

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    (Original post by Nina Z)
    No, None of us can get good grades in it
    As an undergraduate comparative literature student I am going to minor in philosophy if only mathematics is optional.

    I don't think maths is compulsory for any philosophy course (unless it's a joint with maths, or something like economics)
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Check the unis requirements, most don't ask for specific A-Levels.

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    Perhaps it is required for admission only. Thank you
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    (Original post by Shumaya)
    I don't think maths is compulsory for any philosophy course (unless it's a joint with maths, or something like economics)
    I think so too. But is it involved in the study of Logic? And what about other science subjects?
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    (Original post by Nina Z)
    Perhaps it is required for admission only. Thank you
    No. As I said, check the unis requirements. Even Cambridge doesn't require it... they say it's "useful" but not required.

    What unis are you considering?

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    (Original post by jneill)
    No. As I said, check the unis requirements. Even Cambridge doesn't require it... they say it's "useful" but not required.

    What unis are you considering?

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    I am going to study at UCL or KCL. But my degree is totally different.
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    (Original post by Nina Z)
    I am going to study at UCL or KCL. But my degree is totally different.
    If you're not doing a philosophy degree and you're only choosing a few philosophy modules, it's pretty easy to just avoid modules like logic which are easier for those who are comfortable with maths.
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    (Original post by Shumaya)
    If you're not doing a philosophy degree and you're only choosing a few philosophy modules, it's pretty easy to just avoid modules like logic which are easier for those who are comfortable with maths.
    Yes, I can avoid them, thankfully. I was asking about my friend who is going to major in philosophy. Logic is not an optional module.
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    (Original post by Nina Z)
    Yes, I can avoid them, thankfully. I was asking about my friend who is going to major in philosophy. Logic is not an optional module.
    So I will reiterate for you and your friend's benefit:

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    (Original post by jneill)
    So I will reiterate for you and your friend's benefit:

    You.
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    Maths.
    A-Level.
    For.
    Philosophy.
    I got it thank you.
 
 
 
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