The History of science (m) (2010/2011)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02229
Name of lecturer
Luca Ciancio
Coordinator
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 28, 2011 al Jun 4, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

to show that a large variety of hypotheses on the subterraean world emerged from natural history and geology in strict relation with other cultural domains (literature, philosophy) and visual culture

Syllabus

Programme: this course intends to explore the rise of a specific discipline, geology, from the web of historical sciences as a whole. The crucial role played by earth and life sciences from the 15th to the 19th century will be analised in connection with literature and visual culture.

Teaching methodology: traditional lecture and contributions by students.

Assessment methods and criteria

interview.