800905 ethics and science

summer semester 2011 | Last update: 13.07.2011 Place course on memo list
800905
ethics and science
SE 2
2,5
Block
not applicable
German
Introduction and elaboration of central concepts and methods for the discussion of ethical, legal and social implications of scientific research.
By way of selected case studies as, e.g., the Human Genome Project, ethical issues of contemporary scientific research as well as their potential solutions will be discussed. Special attention will be paid to the concerns of a democratic public and its specific methods of decision-making.
Lecture style plus students’ presentations plus discussions in class
Presentations or end-term papers
Philip Kitcher: Science, Truth and Democracy; Oxford University Press 2003. (Weitere Literaturhinweise im Laufe des Seminars)
not applicable
The seminar will be held as a block course with an additional introductory session. No special requirements for participation.
Group 0
Metschl U.
Date Time Location
Mon 2011-03-21
11.30 - 12.30 Container 2 Container 2 Vorbesprechung
Fri 2011-06-17
08.00 - 18.00 50101/1 SR 50101/1 SR Barrier-free
Sat 2011-06-18
08.00 - 18.00 50101/1 SR 50101/1 SR Barrier-free
Group 1
Metschl U.
Date Time Location
Fri 2011-03-18
15.00 - 16.30 50105/2 SR 50105/2 SR Barrier-free Vorbesprechung
Fri 2011-07-01
08.00 - 18.00 50101/1 SR 50101/1 SR Barrier-free
Sat 2011-07-02
08.00 - 18.00 50101/1 SR 50101/1 SR Barrier-free