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290246 VO Basic Concepts and Paradigms in Geography (2014S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Prüfungstermine:
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1. Termin: 11.06.2014, 16:45 Uhr, HS II NIG EG
2. Termin: 01.10.2014, 13:15 Uhr, Hörsaal I NIG
3. Termin: 12.12.2014, 11:30 Uhr, HS III NIG EG
4. Termin: 23.01.2015, 13:15 Uhr, HS III NIG EG

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 19.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 26.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 02.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 09.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 30.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 07.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 14.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 21.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 28.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 04.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 18.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 25.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course aims at presenting the historical development of geographical basic concepts and paradigms. It starts with the classical concepts of landscape and regional geographies, whose "systems", understanding of the objects of research and basic terms will be scrutinised. These concepts serve as examples for explaining "paradigm" (in a post-KUHN version), a term employed by philosophy of science, and for introducing the relevant elements and aspects of scientific paradigms. We will continue discussing the most relevant paradigms of human geography up to the present, which includes examining the spatial concepts and models of explanation involved. Furthermore, we will study the basic principles of philosophy of science and epistemology supporting the particular paradigms. The last module focuses on strategies on dealing with the recent pluralism of paradigms in geography.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final exam in writing with consideration of accompanying texts.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Die Studierenden sollen mit dem fachspezifischen Problematisierungsstil und den Basiskonzepten der Geographie vertraut gemacht werden, die wichtigsten Paradigmen des Faches sowie deren erkenntnistheoretische Fundierung kennen lernen und zu einer kritischen Reflexion über die axiomatischen Grundlagen der Geographie angeregt werden:

Examination topics

Teacher-centered instructions, discussions, accompanying texts.

Reading list

Ein Verzeichnis der verwendeten Literatur ist auf der Lehrplattform verfügbar.

Association in the course directory

(B11-3.4) (B07-1.2) (L2-b1) (D3, nur für Studierende, die diese Lehrveranstaltung nicht schon im Diplomstudium absolviert haben)

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