- Student is able to place chemistry in a broader social context
- Student has knowledge of theories and models describing the mutual interaction of science and society
- Student is aware of the social responsibility of scientists
- Student is able to expose and argumentate her opinion by means of essays
This course pays attention to the place chemistry takes into society. Actual topics are used to show the significance of chemistry from a social, cultural, and political point of view.
|None, but students who have already followed Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics (FFIL101A) will already be acquainted with some basic concepts used in the course.|
|There is no exam: the students will be assessed on the basis of the turned in assignments. There are 2 short assignments and a final paper. The 2 short contracts (individual assignment and a group presentation) count for 50% of the final grade and the final assignment (a mini research paper) for the other 50%.|
|Further details about assignments etc. will be given during the first lecture|