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Philosophy of science with elements of logic

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: WB.SD.E-4 Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0511) Biologia
Nazwa przedmiotu: Philosophy of science with elements of logic
Jednostka: Wydział Biologii
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2020/2021" (zakończony)

Okres: 2021-02-25 - 2021-06-15
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 30 godzin, 25 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Adrian Stencel
Prowadzący grup: Adrian Stencel, Javier Suarez
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Efekty kształcenia:

The PhD student knows the basic theories and concepts in epistemology and philosophy of science such as knowledge, law of nature, determinism, or (pseudo)science. The PhD student is familiar with obstacles inherent in scientific description of some aspects of human (and to some extent also animal) nature such as freedom, mind, and consciousness.

The PhD student is able to recognize the logical form of sentences of natural language. He/she understands the notion of valid reasoning and is able to discern valid from non-valid forms of reasoning both in abstract and in particular examples.

The PhD student is able to reflect on philosophical foundations of scientific theories and practices.

The PhD student is also able to critically assess the philosophical assumption inherent in science. The PhD student is in position to recognize tensions between pre-scientific and scientific description of reality.

The PhD students is able to critically analyze a philosophical text and express their concerns in a coherent and informed manner.

The PhD student is competent in using different argumentative strategies and is ready to participate in conversation aimed at developing an optimal theoretical position. The PhD student understands that both cooperation and disagreement are useful aspects of scientific practice.


Wymagania wstępne:

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Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

Positive grade in the test; positive grade in 70% of the tasks performed at home; attendance (max 3 missed classed), active participation will be promoted and reflected in the final grade

Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

The PhD students will take the test assessing their familiarity with the material discussed during the course and their ability to reflect on the discussed problems and drawing appropriate conclusions. Their progress will be monitored during the weekly discussion sessions and in form of the tasks they will be expected to perform.

Bilans punktów ECTS:

3 ECTS

Contact hours: 30h

Self-study (preparation for classes): 50h


Skrócony opis:

The basics of propositional logic. Elements of philosophy of science, including the topics of laws of nature, determinism, and the nature of science. Relation between scientific and manifest picture of the world: free-will and determinism, mind and materialism.

Literatura:

The specific literature will be chosen in 2019. The debates will be based on introductory or classical texts in the appropriate fields (including, most likely, the texts by Bird, Popper, Earman, Warfield, Gettier, Nozick, Chalmers, and Smart)

Uwagi:

Zajęcia rozpoczynają się od dnia 08.03.2021r.

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