Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
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851-0090-00L  The Philosophy of Complex Systems

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersO. Del Fabbro
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Catalogue data

AbstractToday complexity research has found an enormous expansiveness in heterogenous areas, such as physics, biology, medicine, urban complexity, environment sustainability, public policy, economics, sociology, education, computer science, robotics, AI, etc. Furthermore, we will look at historical advancements like cybernetics, and how complexity research influenced philosophical theories.
ObjectiveStudents should learn about the different types of argumentative texts and scientific theories. They should learn to understand the descriptive and critical value of texts that operate at the boarder between philosophy and science.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersO. Del Fabbro
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

 
Teaching document repositoryLehr-Dokumentenablage / Teaching document repository
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
851-0090-00 SThe Philosophy of Complex Systems2 hrs
Thu17-19HG G 26.3 »
O. Del Fabbro

Groups

No information on groups available.

Restrictions

Places30 at the most
Waiting listuntil 28.02.2020

Offered in

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