Acquire a global overview of the philosophical sub-discipline of Aesthetics, of its history and development, and of its contemporary relevance.
What is critical thinking? What is its function in an era of ‘alternative facts’? This course explores the most important post-war continental social-philosophical theories and their consequence
Learn about the main difference between the metaphysical, natural philosophical, epistemological, anthropological and moral philosophical ideas dividing Descartes and Spinoza
Provides an overview on current philosophical debates on sustainability and ecology and let participants analyze and debate specific ecophilosophical problems.
Learn how to assess the practical dimension inherent in philosophical theories on society and culture
This course considers normative ethics and discusses the four major moral theories that attempt to formulate basic principles of morality: virtue ethics, contractualism, utilitarianism and deonto
Philosophy of Science I offers a history of science itself and of the philosophy of science and is aimed to distinguish between and to situate historically six different styles of scientific
Philosophy of Science II adresses the concepts, insights and skills that are involved in understanding philosophical texts about science.
This course provides participants with the skill to define a research problem and to re(de)fine it stepwise.
This course addresses the basic concepts and theories of social and political philosophy, and more specifically of political theory to the historical and cultural context;