Sciences & Humanities

Sciences & Humanities Course Vault

Course overview

Class 1 - Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos & C.P. Snow's Two Cultures
Class 2 - The Copernican Revolution & Humanities according to Bod
Class 3 - Objectivism, realism, and hermeneutics
Class 4 - Brains in a vat and "the truth"
Class 5 - Hands on: Kafka's "Eigent├╝mlicher Apparat"
Class 6 - Topic-oriented science: consilience and the future of academics

This course is examined as follows:
40% written exam (date to be announced)
40% final assignment
20% course homework (5 assignments, announced weekly through forum)

Link to course material (password needed)

Link to course forum