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260309 IK Interactions of Scientific Thinking and Development of Society (2013S)

in historical and cultural contexts

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung: Montag, 04.03.2013, 16:15, Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4, 1.Stk., 1090 Wien

MO 27.05.2013 : Vorlesungsteil: 16.00-18.45, Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien.

DI 28.05.13: Vorlesungsteil: 16.00-17.45, Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal;
Seminarteil: 18.00-18.45, Seminarraum 3. Stock Zi. 3354A - direkt neben dem HS;

MO 03.06.2013: Vorlesungsteil: 16.00-17.15, Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal;
Seminarteil: 17.30-19.00, Seminarraum 3. Stock

MO 10.06.2013: Seminarteil: 16.00-17.30 , Seminarraum 3. Stock

MO 17.06.2013: Seminarteil: 16.00-17.30, Seminarraum 3. Stock


max. 25 participants
Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

VO: We will consider the history of sciences chronologically, emphasizing the modern times (from the 16th to the 20th century), with a special focus on social interactions

SE: We discuss case studies in the history of the sciences to deepen the understanding of science in its historical, philisophical and cultural centexts.

Assessment and permitted materials

VO: The content of the lecture is part of the examination concerning modul 2.

SE: Falls gewünscht mündliche Prüfung.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

VO: To give an insight into the interactions between scientific thinking and society

SE: To deepen and foster insights into the profound contextuality of scientific reasoning and scientific practices.

Examination topics

VO: Lecture

SE: Presentation and discussion of the relevant literature.

Reading list

Zur VO: Stephen F. Mason, Geschichte der Naturwissenschaft in der Entwicklung ihrer Denkweisen (3.Aufl. 1997, oder frühere Auflagen; engl. Orig.: A History of the Sciences, 1962)

Zum SE: Ausgewählte Literatur wird am 5. Juni zur Verfügung gestellt.

Association in the course directory

EC PM 2, MaP 1, LA-Ph71 fW

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