Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Philosophy of life sciences II

HUM-429(b)

Enseignant(s) :

Sachse Christian

Langue:

English

Withdrawal

It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.

Summary

Evaluate the main positions in a chosen philosophical debate. Develop, possibly in a group, a solid approach to one or more philosophical problems of that debate. Defend your analysis and conclusions.

Content

See the full description of the course in the Introduction to project of the fall semester HUM-429(a).

The content depends on the chosen project. The topic for the project has to be linked to the lecture/seminar of the previous term (HUM-429(a) Philosophy of life sciences I).

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Philosophy of life sciences I (HUM-429a)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Supervision by e-mail and meetings during the spring term.

(More information and the precise schedule are provided at the beginning of the academic year)

Expected student activities

Realisation of a philosophical project according to the schedule (individual project or group project) that requires notably a critical lecture of articles and books (mostly in English), high level writing skills, working discipline and time management (the official workload of 90h for the SHS program are in fact required for good results).

(More information and the precise schedule are provided at the beginning of the academic year)

Assessment methods

Realisation of the philosophical project (individual essay or group essay) according to the schedule and general philosophical standards and presentation of the essay to the other participants of the course.

(More information on philosophical standards and the precise schedule for the spring term are provided at the beginning of the academic year and during supervision of the project)

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants No
Forum No
Others (More information are provided at the beginning of the academic year)

Dans les plans d'études

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
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10-11     
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12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand