Seminar of History of sciences in the Middle Ages

lfial2551  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar of History of sciences in the Middle Ages
5 credits
22.5 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Teacher(s)
De Callatay Godefroid; Ducène Jean-Charles (compensates De Callatay Godefroid); Van Den Abeele Baudouin;
Language
French
Prerequisites
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Content
Notions of History of science (especially Astronomy, Arithmetic, Geometry, Geography) in Middle Age (Western, Byzantine and Islamic civilisations).
Teaching methods
After a few overall introductory sessions and other more specifically concerned wit the reading of textual sources (in translation), this seminar offers strudents tthe opportunity to do a personal research (with supervision) on a a chosen topic,which they will have to present orally (during the seesions of the course) and in writing. 
Evaluation methods
There is no exam. Final marks are given for the oral and the written presentations, taking also into account the active participation and committment of the students during the whole period of classes.
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Certificat universitaire en langue, littérature et civilisation latines

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [120] in History

Master [60] in History