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

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02229
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 Apr 14, 2009  to May 30, 2009
Wednesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3 from Apr 14, 2009  to May 30, 2009
Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3 from Apr 14, 2009  to May 30, 2009

Learning outcomes

the participants will be led to consider the exchange between scientific discourse and political interests in various historical contexts.

Syllabus

biology and ideology: a historical approach. Theories of living being circulating from XVII to XIX century will be analysed with reference to contemporary political debates.

Teaching methods: traditional lectures and discussions on students contributions.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral discussion