Robert Prentner: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2017

Name Dr. Robert Prentner
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences

851-0125-45LIntroduction to the Philosophy of Chemistry3 credits2GR. Prentner
AbstractThis introductory course deals with philosophical issues that arise from reflecting on the theories and practices of chemistry. Historical developments as well as current chemical research shall be considered.
Particularly suited for students interested in the conceptual foundations of chemistry.
ObjectiveStudents should be able to name and critically evaluate different philosophical positions related to chemistry.