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    what do you call someone holds non-medical doctorate degree?

    Hello
    What do you call those who hold non-medical doctorate degrees?
    Doctors or professors?
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    Re: what do you call someone holds non-medical doctorate degree?

    In the U.S., Doctor of Philosophy
    Last edited by billmcd; 15-Apr-2010 at 00:02. Reason: typo

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    Re: what do you call someone holds non-medical doctorate degree?

    Thanks Billmcd but what do you mean by philosophy?
    A one may hold a doctorate degree in Maths, biology....etc not only philosophy.

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    Re: what do you call someone holds non-medical doctorate degree?

    PhD is the highest degree one can earn and applies to graduates in a wide array of disciplines in the sciences and humanities not only philosophy.

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    Re: what do you call someone holds non-medical doctorate degree?

    If you have a doctorate, you can use 'Doctor' as a title. There are considerable differences from country to country in the definition of professor

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