History of science

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
M-STO/05
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide students with a general comprehension of the development of scientific thought through the study of some historically significant cases. The course may be useful for the conception, organization and coordination of cultural activities and projects concerning the history of scientific disciplines.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding:
At the end of the course the student
- knows some of the fundamental aspects of the history of scientific thought from antiquity to the eighteenth century
- has a more detailed knowledge of some important phases of scientific research
- understands the relationships connecting the history of scientific thought to the history of philosophy, to religion and theology, to political history, to society, and to culture.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding:
At the end of the course the student
- can apply the knowledge acquired in situating authors and texts historically
- can apply the scientific lexicon from antiquity to the eighteenth century to the analysis and discussion of texts and problems
- can apply the understanding of the historical relationships between science and other doctrines to the analysis and discussion of texts and problems
Course syllabus and organization

(A)

Lesson period
Second semester
Unita' didattica A
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours

(B)

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Unita' didattica A
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
M-STO/05 - HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Wednesday 10:30-13:30
office II floor (during the closure due to the coronavirus emergency contact me via mail: connecion via skype can be arranged)