History of science (i) (2005/2006)

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at proving how the development of modern science is connected to the social and cultural context, in relation to traditional concepts as cosmos and man.


The birth of modern science in Europe. Reconstruction of the main steps concerning the scientific revolution from 1400 to 1700, in particular referring to ideas and institutions that have changed the image of nature and man.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral test.
Non-attending students must contact the professor in time for the exam.