The History of science (p) (2015/2016)

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
Semestrino IIA dal Feb 22, 2016 al Apr 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 3:40 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 1.3  

Learning outcomes

This course intends to show the constant interplay between the practices of natural history and metaphysical preconceptions in the modern life sciences.

Syllabus

The rise of darwinian evolutionism from Eighteenth-century transformism and generations theories.

Textbook: G. Barsanti, Una lunga pazienza cieca, Torino, Einaudi, 2005.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Barsanti, G. Una lunga pazienza cieca. Storia dell'evoluzionismo Einaudi 2005

Assessment methods and criteria

traditional lecture and seminar.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016