The History of science (i) (2008/2009)

Course code
4S01266
Name of lecturer
Luca Ciancio
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Primo semestre dal Sep 29, 2008 al Jan 17, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

this course aims to show that modern science developed in strong relation with general culture and its social context. It also intends to stress the revolutionary impact of modern science on traditional world views

Syllabus

the rise of modern science in Europe. A survey of the main ideas and practices, protagonists and institutions that changed the perception of physical world from Renaissance to Enlinghtenment.

Teaching methods: traditional lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

oral discussion