The specific themes (and consequently the course texts and materials) of
the Seminar will be chosen together with the students in connection with
the MA thesis project of each student, and the schedule of the talks given
by invited scholars (which will be defined around December 2019)
The course/seminar aims at presenting and discussing advanced, specific
issues in Logic, Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy and History of Science, in
connection with the students' work for their MA thesis.
(i) Knowledge and understanding. Advanced knowledge of the main
theoretical issues and methodologies of the chosen/assigned theme(s).
Understanding and discussing in a critical, original way specific problems
pertaining to the chosen/assigned theme(s) and related ones. (ii)
Applying knowledge and understanding. Applying the above knowledge
and understanding to the critical, original analysis of specific problems in
the areas of Logic, Philosophy of Logic, Philosophy and History of Science.
(iii) Making judgements. Critical understanding of scientific contributions
(articles, books) in an autonomous way. (iv) Communication skills. Ability
to present in a scientifically appropriate way problems, solutions to
problems, theories, arguments, proofs.
At least two Logic and/or Philosophy of Science
At least two Logic and/or Philosophy of Science courses - MA level.
Contact the teacher before enrolling.
Seminar form: introductory lectures / talks given by invited scholars / oral
presentations by students.
This course uses the E-Learning Platform MOODLE (text materials,
references to the literature).
Type of Assessment
Final examination, oral (40-60 min.) or written report (20-30 pages), as
agreed individually with each student. The student should be able to
explain in a mature and technically appropriate language the main
theoretical notions learned, as well as to apply them correctly to the
critical and original discussion of specific problems
As explained, the themes of the Seminar will be decided together with
the students, at the beginning of the course.