History of Science and Technology - LM [Sede VR] (2015/2016)

Course code
4S001219
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
Semestrino IB dal Nov 16, 2015 al Jan 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Wednesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.4  

Learning outcomes

The aim is to show that the new science of ecology was forged in the late XIX century from a variety of discourses concerning nature in close relation with cultural domains such as religion, literature, philosophy, and economy.

Syllabus

This course intends to explore how a specific discipline devoted to the environment stemmed from the web of natural sciences, philosophy, and literature. The crucial role played by earth and life sciences in European culture from 15th to 20th century will be analyzed considering their fruitful relations with literature and visual culture.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
D.Worster Storia delle idee ecologiche Il Mulino 1994

Assessment methods and criteria

Interview

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016