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Topic: Matheology § 300
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Re: Matheology § 300
Posted: Jul 16, 2013 9:23 PM
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On 7/16/2013 5:46 AM, Peter Percival wrote:
> fom wrote:
>> On 7/16/2013 4:04 AM, wrote:
>>> On Monday, 15 July 2013 08:58:19 UTC+2, Virgil wrote:
>>>> Math is not a science at all.
>>> That's why some mathematicians become master of science?
>>> (But what you call mathematics and what is matheology, in fact has
>>> nothing to do with scientific thinking.)

>> In many programs, such a degree is deprecated. It is
>> "earned" along the way to a doctorate of philosophy, but
>> is not considered a terminal objective to the educational
>> program.

> Is that in the States?


I have no doubt that certain engineering
schools might treat the matter differently.

My alma mater and the schools to which I
had been accepted for graduates studies
held that view. There were no programs
dedicated to the awarding of terminal
master's degrees.

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