800925 Ethics and Science

summer semester 2013 | Last update: 05.07.2013 Place course on memo list
Ethics and Science
SE 2
not applicable
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.
Seminar with students’ presentations plus discussions in class
Philip Kitcher: Science, Truth and Democracy; Oxford University Press 2003. Further information on reading during the opening session.
The seminar will be held as a block course with an additional introductory session. No special requirements for participation.
Group 0
Date Time Location
Fri 2013-03-08
11.45 - 13.15 52U109 SR 52U109 SR Barrier-free Induction loops for hearing impaired Vorbesprechung
Sat 2013-06-15
09.00 - 14.00 52U105 52U105 Barrier-free
Sat 2013-06-22
09.00 - 14.00 52U105 52U105 Barrier-free