The History of science (p) (2014/2015)

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
Period
Semestrino IIB dal Apr 20, 2015 al Jun 6, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIB
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 impact of technology in the public domain through an examination of relevant novels and poems in the world literature of the XX century.

Syllabus

Science and power in contemporary literature. The impact of the debate on sciences' role in society will be analysed with respect to XXth century literature.

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

Assessment methods and criteria

Interview