Philosophy of Science (p) (2007/2008)

Course not running

Course code
4S01195
Name of lecturer
Antonio Moretto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-FIL/02 - LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I sem dal Oct 1, 2007 al Dec 20, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

introduction to the subject through the presentation of some important steps of the scientific development and to the following philosophic problems.

Syllabus

Contents of the course: history of philosophy and science (philosophy of science in the ancient and medieval thought; Galilei and Newton; positivism; crisis of the concept of science unity). Themes of philosophy of science (logics and philosophy of science; models; the philosophical discussion following the relativity theory; probability; Poincaré and Carnap).

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam