History of science (i) (2006/2007)

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Course code
4S01266
Name of lecturer
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
1st semester dal Oct 2, 2006 al Dec 20, 2006.

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.

Syllabus

Contents of the course: 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.
NOTE: students in the four-year degree obtain the equivalent attending course (i) + (p).