Philosophy of science and ethics of science

Course language: German
Date: tba
Workshop leader: Prof.Dr. Christian Berg

Module 1: Philosophy of Science:

Contents include: What is science? What characterizes a good theory? What is the interplay between experiment/observation and theory? In what sense is there certain scientific knowledge? What are the differences in the various scientific disciplines? (e.g. natural science vs. humanities)

Module 2: Ethics of science and technology assessment:

Contents include: Are we allowed to do everything we can? What is the role of science in society? What does technology assessment do? How do we assess the consequences of technology?


Christian Berg


Dr. Jacqueline Leßig-Owlanj
Phone: +49 5323 72-2972