Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
Please read the published information on the individual courses carefully.

David Gugerli: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2020

Name Prof. Dr. David Gugerli
FieldTechnikgeschichte
Address
Institut für Geschichte
ETH Zürich, RZ F 11
Clausiusstrasse 59
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telephone+41 44 632 42 49
Fax+41 44 632 14 81
E-maildavid.gugerli@gess.ethz.ch
URLhttp://www.tg.ethz.ch/forschung/mitarbeiter/DavidGugerli.htm
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipFull Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
851-0004-00LErrors, Deception, Lies and Similar Phenomenons3 credits2VM. Hampe, H. Fischer-Tiné, D. Gugerli, M. Hagner, A. Kilcher, R. Wagner, U. J. Wenzel
AbstractErrors, deceptions and lies are phenomena, which are part of science, its application and interpretation. This lecture-course of the lecturers of Knowledge-section of DGESS discusses these phenomena in different scientific disciplines, and different times and in different political contexts.
ObjectiveAcquiring knowledge about the structure and history of epistemic blunders in different scientific disciplines.
ContentErrors, deceptions and lies are phenomena, which are part of science, its application and interpretation. This lecture-course of the lecturers of the Knowledge-section of DGESS discusses these phenomena in different scientific disciplines, and different times and in different political contexts.
851-0521-00LComputer History. An Introduction3 credits2VD. Gugerli
AbstractThe lecture will explore the question of how the world got into the computer. The history of this great move in the second half of the 20th century is told by focusing on bottlenecks, the overcoming of which has created new difficulties.
ObjectiveThe students learn to understand the effects of techno-historical narratives and arguments.
Lecture notesThe exact programme will be presented at the beginning of the semester.
851-0551-15LColloquium for Master and Ph.D. Students History of Technology (FS 2020)2 credits1KD. Gugerli
AbstractColloquium for master and doctoral students preparing a thesis in the history of technology.
ObjectiveGoals: to identify, discuss, and resolve methodological problems that emerge while elaborating a master or doctoral thesis.
Prerequisites / NoticeBeginn 2. Semesterwoche, 25.02.2020 (alle 14 Tage). Anmeldung bei Rachele Delucchi (rachele.delucchi@history.gess.ethz.ch). Siehe fürs Programm auch: www.tg.ethz.ch