The History of science (p) (2008/2009)

Course code
4S01268
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
Secondo semestre dal Feb 23, 2009 al May 30, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

it aims to show the interrelations between scientific inquiry in biology and contemporary debates on religion and politics. It also intends to clarify the meaning and content of Darwin’s theory.

Syllabus

From biological transformism to evolutionary worldview. The course intends to explore the origin of a historical view of the living world in the Eighteenth century and the rise of the Darwinian theory of evolution.
Teaching methods: traditional lectures and discussions on relevant sources.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral discussion.