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300156 SE Current topics in philosophy, theology and biology (2021W)

Interdisciplinary discussions of current topics in Philosophy, Theology and Biology

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

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

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes

Dear Students, this seminar will be held online and hopefully, we will have a retreat at the Stift Zwettl at 12.-14.11.2021. We have several speakers always on a thursday, 6.30 pm. I will send around the information of the specific dates for lectures in the next week.


Information

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 topics are e.g. genome editing, CRISPR/Cas, stem cell research and ethics in animal research.

Assessment and permitted materials

Nach der aktiven Teilnahme an den Vorträgen, sucht sich jeder Student ein Thema aus den vorgestellten Vorträgen und schreibt einen mehrseitigen (3-5, aber nicht limitiert) Essay über dieses Thema. Diese Leistungskontrolle soll das Schreiben von wissenschaftlichen Essay mit Literaturarbeit fördern. Im Seminar werden die Rahmenbedingungen für diese schriftliche Arbeit weiter erklärt.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Der Essay wird von den Lehrenden benotet. Wichtig sind auch korrekte Rechtschreibung und Grammatik. Der Essay sollte in deutsch verfasst werden.

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

WZB

Last modified: Mo 04.10.2021 21:09