The seminar will focus on a theme in the area of the philosophy of natural science, to be determined by its members in relation to research projects they are currently involved with. Active participation at seminar meetings is strongly encouraged. Professors and researchers from the UCL interested in the topic and specialists in the topic from outside the UCL may participate in the seminar.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The 2019-2020 seminar’s theme will be “Clash between the scientific and the manifest images”.
The seminar will be fused with the research seminar (Onto)LOgical Frameworks Of Science : The Linguistic Return (OLOFOS) organized by the FNRS contact group bearing the same name.
A seminar followed by a workshop.
The evaluation consists of three elements: active participation to the seminar (20% of the final grade), a personal research essay (50%) and the presentation of this paper to the seminar workshop (30%).
In second session, the evaluation consists of a personal research essay (50%) + a written exam (50%).
Documents and a bibliography will be available via the course's website.