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180140 VO The Theory of Evolution - its philosophical foundations and implications (2011W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 05.10. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 12.10. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 19.10. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 09.11. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 16.11. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 23.11. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 30.11. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 07.12. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 14.12. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 11.01. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 18.01. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 25.01. 19:00 - 20:30 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Evolution and evolutionary theory; a short history of evolutionary theory; Darwin's theories; evolution, teleology, and progress; evolution and the quest for meaning; evolution and cognition; evolution and morality

Assessment and permitted materials

Mündliche Prüfung

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic understanding of evolutionary thinking and its meaning for a modern world view.

Examination topics

Lecture; possibility of discussion

Reading list

Wuketits, F. M.: Darwin und der Darwinismus. Beck Verlag, München 2005.
Wuketits, F. M.: Darwins Kosmos. Sinnvolles Leben in einer sinnlosen Welt. Alibri Verlag,
Aschaffenburg 2009.
Wuketits, F. M.: Wie viel Moral verträgt der Mensch? Gütersloher Verlagshaus, Gütersloh 2010.

Association in the course directory

BA M14, § 4.1.6

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