Seminar on Philosophy of Natural Sciences

LFILO2930  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar on Philosophy of Natural Sciences
5.0 credits
30.0 h
2q

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
Main themes

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.

Aims

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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”.

Content

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.

Teaching methods

A seminar followed by a workshop.

Evaluation methods

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%).

Other information

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Online resources
See course Moodle website.
Bibliography

Documents and a bibliography will be available via the course's website.

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Philosophy
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