The History of science (p) (2016/2017)

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
Sem. IIA dal Feb 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Tuesday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Wednesday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  

Learning outcomes

Science and power in contemporary literature. The aim is to explore the ways in which the exchange between science and literature contributed to forge the general culture in Western world.

Syllabus

Science and power in contemporary literature. The aim is to analyse the ripercussions in the world literature of debates concerning the role of science and technology in contemporary society (late XIXth and XXth centuries) with particular reference to the dynamics of war and peace.
Materials for discussion and for preparing the exam will be provided in PDF format and uploaded in advance in the Professor's home page. Those who are unable to partecipate in the lectures are allowed to choose one or more books in a list that will be uploaded in autumn on the professor's home page.

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

Assessment methods and criteria

interview

European students in Erasmus are kindly requested to get in contact with the Professor

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017