851-0125-45L  Introduction to the Philosophy of Chemistry

SemesterSpring Semester 2017
LecturersR. Prentner
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


851-0125-45 GEinführung in die Philosophie der Chemie2 hrs
Thu17:15-19:00IFW C 33 »
R. Prentner

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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.

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ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersR. Prentner
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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