The History of science (p) (2013/2014)

Course code
4S01268
Name of lecturer
Luca Ciancio
Coordinator
Luca Ciancio
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestrino B dal Apr 14, 2014 al Jun 7, 2014.

Lesson timetable

II semestrino B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Tuesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Wednesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  

Learning outcomes

The aim is to explore the cultural impact of science and technology on society by analysing some significant works in contemporary literature.

Syllabus

Prerequisits: none

Contents: The course will emphasize the relations between science and society in specific contexts in order to show the mutual interactions connecting cultural products and social settings.

Methods: traditional lecture with a decisive contribution by the students.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Enzensberger, H.M. Gli elisir della scienza Einaudi 2004

Assessment methods and criteria

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