The History of science (s) (2006/2007)

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Course code
4S01500
Name of lecturer
Luca Ciancio
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
1st semester dal Oct 2, 2006 al Dec 20, 2006.

Lesson timetable

1st semester
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at analysing the connection between scientific knowledge and political interests, through the investigation of new kind of interferences between the scientific and power discourse.

Syllabus

Contents of the course: Biology and ideology: an empiric and historical approach. Theories of the living being introduced in the XVIIIth and XIXth centuries, in relation to their connection with some of the nationalist and Enlightened despotism ideas.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test