Doctor of Philosophy

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Doctor of Philosophy

(Education) a doctorate awarded for original research in any subject except law, medicine, or theology. Abbreviation: PhD or DPhil

Doc′tor of Philos′ophy

1. a doctor's degree awarded for advanced studies in the humanities or the social, behavioral, or pure sciences.
2. a person who has been awarded this degree. Abbr.: Ph.D.
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Noun1.Doctor of Philosophy - a doctorate awarded for original contributions to knowledge
doctorate, doctor's degree - one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
Ph.D., PhD - a doctorate usually based on at least 3 years graduate study and a dissertation; the highest degree awarded graduate study
DPhil - a British doctorate
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Liang Mong Song, age 65, graduated with a doctor of philosophy degree in electrical engineering from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley.
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