Subject description - XP16FVT

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XP16FVT Philosophical Problems of Science and Technology Extent of teaching:0P+4S
Guarantors:Zamarovský P. Roles:S Language of
Teachers:Zamarovský P. Completion:ZK
Responsible Department:13116 Credits:2 Semester:L,Z


The course is engaged in the evolution of principal ideas on which the science and technology are founded. Philosophical aspects of physics and mathematics are deeper examined. Actual themes linked to the so called "Postmodernism" and to the alternative ways of understanding and their social coherences are discussed.

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Themes will be specified during the first lesson. The individual iniciative approach is supposed.


1. Capra, F., The Web of Life, Flamingo, London, 2000
2. Weinberg, S., Facing up, Harvard University Press, Cambridge 2001



philosophy of science

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
DOKP Common courses S
DOKK Common courses S

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