Philosophy of Science (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00960
Name of lecturer
Antonio Moretto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-FIL/02 - LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. II B dal Apr 21, 2008 al May 31, 2008.

Lesson timetable

Sem. II B
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.6  
Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall Zorzi A  

Learning outcomes

The course is conceived as an introduction to the philosophy of the science, with the presentation of some important moments of the scientific development and the philosophical problem list that you/they connect him to these.

Syllabus

The) Features of history of the philosophy of the science:
to) You philosophy of the science in the ancient thought and in that medioevale; b) You science in the modern era and his/her philosophical implications; c) The positivism; d) You crisis of the concept of unity of the science and the new perspectives of the philosophy of the science: conventionalism, logical empiricism, falsificazionismo, operazionismo, theory of the scientific revolutions, programs of the scientific search. For the signalled matters is seen to) LOSEE, Philosophy of the science, Capp. 1. 8, 9 (sezz. The, II, III § § 1, 2), 10, 11; 12 (§ § 1-3), 14 (§ § 1, 2); b) the notes drawn by the lessons.
II) Themes of philosophy of the science:
to) Logic and philosophy of the science; b) The models; c) You philosophical discussion aroused by the science of the eight hundred and the Nine hundred; d) You probability. For the signalled matters is seen to) GILLIES, GIORELLO, You philosophy of the science in the XX century; AA.VV., Philosophy of the science, edited by C. Sinigaglia; b) the notes drawn by the lessons.

Texts for the examination:
J. LOSEE, Filosofia della scienza. Un’introduzione, Milano: Il Saggiatore;
D. GILLIES, G. GIORELLO, La filosofia della scienza nel XX secolo, Roma-Bari: Laterza;
AA.VV., Filosofia della scienza, a cura di C. Sinigaglia, Milano: Cortina, 2002
A. COMTE, Corso di filosofia positiva, a cura di A. Lunardon, Brescia: La Scuola;
R. CARNAP, La filosofia della scienza, Antologia a cura di A. Crescini: Brescia: La Scuola;
J.-H. POINCARÉ, La scienza e l’ipotesi, a cura di C. Sinigaglia, Milano: Bompiani

Assessment methods and criteria

Pertaining to oral interview the developed program.