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

Course code
4S01268
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
Secondo semestre dal Feb 23, 2009 al May 30, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Secondo semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3 from Feb 23, 2009  to Apr 13, 2009
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3 from Feb 23, 2009  to Apr 13, 2009
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3 from Feb 23, 2009  to Apr 13, 2009

Learning outcomes

it aims to show the interrelations between scientific inquiry in biology and contemporary debates on religion and politics. It also intends to clarify the meaning and content of Darwin’s theory.

Syllabus

From biological transformism to evolutionary worldview. The course intends to explore the origin of a historical view of the living world in the Eighteenth century and the rise of the Darwinian theory of evolution.
Teaching methods: traditional lectures and discussions on relevant sources.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral discussion.