Universität Wien FIND

180178 SE Master College (2019W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 30 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Block Seminar
18.10.2019, 15.11.2019, 24.1.2020
Preparatory Meeting: Friday, October 11, 2019, 2 p.m.

Friday 11.10. 14:00 - 15:30 Hörsaal 3C, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. II/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Friday 18.10. 09:00 - 17:00 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Friday 24.01. 09:00 - 17:00 Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien


Aims, contents and method of the course

Focus on and further development of running MA theses (Philosophy and HPS) and dissertations in the field of history and philosophy of science, incl. historical and social science studies.
Topics, contents, and methods of recent research of HPS.
Presentations and discussions of running related theses in this interdisciplinary research field.

Assessment and permitted materials

Presentation of theses with handouts and/or PowerPoint.
Simulation of an upcoming Defensio of the Master Thesis or Doctoral Thesis and discussion of all other presentations in most recent research context.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Oral presentation with related abstracts and/or PowerPoint. Participation in all 3 daily sessions.

Examination topics

Related publications in HPS, history of philosophy of science (HOPOS), and historical and social science studies, as recommended in the list if research literature.

Reading list

A list of most recent research literature will be provided at the beginning of the seminar, e.g.:
Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte Vol. 2-3/2012
F. Stadler (ed.), Integrated History and Philosophy of Science. Problems, Perspectives, and Case Studies (2017).
F. Stadler (ed.), Ernst Mach - Life, Work, and Influence (2019) und Ernst Mach - Zu Leben, Werk, und Wirkung (2 Bde. 2019)

Association in the course directory

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