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300182 SE Selected topics in the philosophy of biology (2013S)

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

Vorbesprechung am 06.03.2013 um 17.15 Uhr im Seminarraum des Department für Theoretische Biologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien, 2. Ebene, 4. Spange

Details

max. 20 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes

Currently no class schedule is known.

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will be based on the recent volume on philosophy of biology by William C. Wimsatt: "Re-Engineering Philosophy for Limited Beings"

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation in group discussions; Powerpoint presentation on one of the topics at the end of the seminar.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To become acquainted with the way contemporary philosophers of biology deal with conceptual and methodological issues in the life sciences.

Examination topics

Introduction to the themes by the instructor; individual readings; group discussions.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

B-WZB, WZB

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