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300112 SE Current topics in philosophy, theology and biology (2017S)

Interdisciplinary discussions of current topics in Philosophy, Theology and Biology

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

Vorbesprechung: 09. März 2017, 18:15 Uhr, HS 2 (UZA 1)


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: German



Vorbesprechung am 9.März 2017, 18:15 Uhr im HS II
Vorträge immer Donnerstags, 18.15 Uhr im HSII
Genaue Termine werden am 9.März bekanntgegeben.
Das Zwettler Seminarwochenende findet vom 12.5.-14.5.2017 statt.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course aims to bring together academics and students in the field of philosophy, theology and biology. In the last two academic years the focus was on 'Gentechnology and Ethics' and 'Neurobiology ' Consciousness ' Freedom of Will'.
The topic of SS2017 is Ethics in Science and Society, e.g. genome editing, CRISPR/Cas, stem cell research and ethics in animal research.

Assessment and permitted materials

aktive Teilnahme an den Diskussionen nach den Vorträgen und am Seminar in Zwettl; Abschlussgespräch

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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