Search result: Course units in Autumn Semester 2019

History and Philosophy of Knowledge Master Information
Basic Courses
Lectures and Exercises
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
862-0050-00LTheorie and Methodology Seminar MAGPW Restricted registration - show details
Only for MA History and Philosophy of Knowledge.
W2 credits2GN. Guettler, C. Jany
851-0549-00LWebClass Introductory Course History of Technology 3.0 Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50

Registration in the introductory session on 23.9.2019. In addition, registration at www.einschreibung.ethz.ch as well as on the Moodle server is required. Late registrations cannot be considered

Particularly suitable for students of D-BAUG, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MATL, D-MAVT.
W3 credits2VG. Hürlimann
851-0609-06LGoverning the Energy Transition Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.

Primarily suited for Master and PhD level.
W3 credits2VT. Schmidt, S. Sewerin
851-0125-65LA Sampler of Histories and Philosophies of Mathematics
Particularly suitable for students D-CHAB, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MATH, D-PHYS
W3 credits2VR. Wagner
851-0101-31LThe Rise of an Asian Giant: Introduction to the History of Modern India (c. 1600-2000)W3 credits2VH. Fischer-Tiné
851-0157-00LMind and BrainW3 credits2VM. Hagner
851-0101-88LNational Socialist Persecution, International Politics on Refugees and Science 1933-1945 Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
W3 credits2GG. Spuhler
851-0101-85LImages of the ArtificialW3 credits2V + 2UM. Hampe
851-0101-89LPhilosophical Issues and Problems in Theoretical Computer ScienceW3 credits2VD. Proudfoot
851-0101-91LModernity and its Other: Fantastic Literature and Occultism ca. 1900W3 credits2VA. Kilcher
851-0125-68LIntroduction to Premodern Astral SciencesW3 credits2VS. Hirose
851-0101-72LThe Modern City and Cultural Criticism. The "Knowledge of Life" in Reform Movements 1880-1933W3 credits2VS. S. Leuenberger
851-0101-79LHas Truth Any Value, And If So, How Could I Adopt a (More) Objective Attitude in My Belief FormationW3 credits2GL. Wingert
851-0101-80LBasic Problems of Environmental EthicsW3 credits2GL. Wingert
851-0101-28LThe Birth of a Writer. Primo Levi and His “If this is a Man”W3 credits2VM. Belpoliti
851-0101-71LThe Autodidactic Journey in WritingW3 credits2VP. Kramer
851-0101-67LPhilosophy, Science, Teachings of Wisdom. On the History of Epistemic AttitudesW3 credits2VM. Hampe
851-0301-17LGerman RomanticismW3 credits2VC. Jany
Seminars
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0019-00LReadings in Environmental Thinking Information
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2SJ. Ghazoul
851-0144-20LPhilosophical Aspects of Quantum Physics
Particularly suitable for students of D-CHAB, D-PHYS
W3 credits2SR. Renner
851-0101-81LScience, Politics, Ideology: Mapping a Conflict Zone Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W3 credits2SM. Wulz
851-0101-90LAesthetics: On the History and Theory of BeautyW3 credits2SA. Kilcher
851-0101-77LScience and the State Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W3 credits2SR. Wagner
851-0101-48LInfrastructural Imaginaries in the History of Knowledge and TechnologyW3 credits2SD. F. Zetti, J. Bruder
851-0101-76LThe Animals We Know Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W2 credits1ST. Novick
851-0101-78LReason and the Public Sphere - the Legacy of the Enlightenment Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2SU. J. Wenzel
851-0145-08LFrom Biographies of Scientific Objects to Global Narratives in Swiss Museums Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
W3 credits2ST. Bartoletti
851-0158-17LPractical Alchemy, 1500-1700 Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W3 credits2ST. Asmussen
851-0101-64LPhilosophy of Algorithms Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.
W3 credits2SN. El Kassar
851-0101-66LThe History of the BookW3 credits2SM. Hagner
851-0101-73LHomo Faber. The Engineer in the Course of Time Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 35.
W3 credits2SK. Liggieri
851-0101-82LScience and the New Right (Completion)W3 credits2SM. Wulz, N. Guettler, M. Stadler, J. Steuwer
851-0101-69LNature Writing Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W3 credits2SM. Hampe
851-0101-70LThe Knowledge of Technology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W3 credits2SM. Hampe, O. Del Fabbro
851-0101-83LFrom the Laboratoy to a Magazine - Becoming a Science Writer Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
W3 credits2SW. Eilenberger
851-0101-24LNarrative Science - An Introduction Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 25.
W3 credits2S
851-0144-07LThe Infinite in Philosophy and in the Exact Sciences: Logic, Mathematics, Physics Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.

Particularly suitable for students of D-MATH, D-PHYS
W3 credits2SG. Sommaruga
Semester Report
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
862-0006-00LSemester ReportO3 credits3ALecturers
Semester Paper
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
862-0008-22LTerm Paper History of Technology (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details
Term Paper in:
History of Technology in Late Modernity II
W5 credits11ALecturers
862-0009-21LTerm Paper in Science of Knowledge (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details W5 credits11ALecturers
862-0010-21LTerm Paper in Theoretical Philosophy (HS 2019)W5 credits11ALecturers
862-0011-20LTerm Paper in Practical Philosophy (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details W5 credits11ALecturers
862-0012-21LTerm Paper in Literature and Culture (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details W5 credits11ALecturers
862-0013-21LTerm Paper History of the Modern World (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details W5 credits11ALecturers
862-0015-02LTerm Paper in History and Philosophie of Mathematical Sciences (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details W5 credits11ALecturers
Major Courses
Essays
In each subject of the master reading lists are handed out. The books on these lists are the subject of the tutorials one has to attend with the teachers that are named in the Leitfaden. In three subjects essays are to be written about works on these lists.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
862-0021-00LEssay on Readings in History of Technology (HS) Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21ALecturers
862-0023-00LEssay on Readings in Science Research (HS) Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21ALecturers
862-0025-00LEssay on Readings in Theoretical Philosophy (HS) Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21ALecturers
862-0027-00LEssay on Readings in Practical Philosophy (HS) Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21ALecturers
862-0029-00LEssay on Readings in Literature and Culture (HS) Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21ALecturers
862-0031-00LEssay on Readings in History of the Modern World (HS) Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21ALecturers
862-0035-00LEssay on Readings in History and Philosophie of Mathematical Sciences (HS) Restricted registration - show details W10 credits21ALecturers
Seminars
In the seminaries topics from the introductory courses are taught in more detail. Topics for essays are to be aranged with the teachers of the courses.
Research Colloquium
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
862-0004-09LResearch Colloquium Philosophy for Master Students and PhD (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details
For MAGPW and PhD students of D-GESS only.
W2 credits1KR. Wagner, M. Hampe, L. Wingert
862-0078-08LResearch Colloquium. Extra-European History and Global History (HS 2019)
For PhD and postdoctoral students. Master students are welcome.
W2 credits1KH. Fischer-Tiné, M. Dusinberre
862-0088-05LResearch Colloquium Science Studies (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details W2 credits1KM. Hagner
862-0089-05LAdvanced Colloquium in Literary Studies (HS 2019) Restricted registration - show details
Colloquium is designed for advanced and graduated students.
W2 credits1KA. Kilcher
851-0551-14LColloquium for Master and Ph.D. Students History of Technology (HS2018)W2 credits1KD. Gugerli
Master's Thesis
The work on the master-thesis is supervised by one of the teachers that are allowed to offer tutorials for it, named in the Leitfaden.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
862-0500-00LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
A student is only permitted to commence the Master thesis if
a. the Bachelor degree programme has been completed
b. any additional requirements for admission to the degree programme have been fulfilled
c. all credits have been acquired in the categories basic courses and major courses and at least 6 credits have been acquired in the category research colloquium
O30 credits64DSupervisors