Michael Hampe: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2018

Name Prof. Dr. Michael Hampe
Professur für Philosophie
ETH Zürich, CLW C 2
Clausiusstrasse 49
8092 Zürich
Award: The Golden Owl
Telephone+41 44 632 30 40
Fax+41 44 632 15 61
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipFull Professor

851-0125-74LWittgenstein´s Lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-MATH
3 credits2SR. Wagner, M. Hampe
AbstractThe course gives an introduction into Wittgenstein´s philosophy of mathematics and its historical background. We will read and discuss his "Lectures on the Foundation of Mathematics". All students need a copy of this book.
ObjectiveGaining an understanding of the fundamentals of Wittgenstein´s philosophy and his view of mathematics.
851-0147-01LPhilosophical Reflections on Physics II
Particularly suitable for students of D-PHYS
3 credits2GN. Sieroka, M. Hampe, R. Wallny
AbstractAccompanying the lecture course "Physics II", this course critically evaluates topics and approaches from electrodynamics against a broader historical and philosophical/systematic background. Attention will be paid, amongst other things, to the role of experiments, to the concepts of matter and field, and to theory formation.
ObjectiveStudents should be able to critically evaluate different topics and approaches in physics, especially in the context of electrodynamics. They should also be enabled to communicate their insights to people from other disciplines and fields.
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course is part of the ETH "Critical Thinking" initiative.
862-0004-06LResearch Colloquium Philosophy for Master Students and PhD (FS 2018) Restricted registration - show details
For MAGPW and PhD students of D-GESS only.
Personal registration required to Prof. Wingert.
2 credits1KL. Wingert, M. Hampe, R. Wagner
AbstractPh.D. students, post docs, members of staff, and senior colleagues from other philosophy departments will report on their work in progress. Furthermore, promissing new philosophical articles and parts of new philosophical books will be studied.
ObjectiveIdeas and arguments dealing with systematic problems especially in epistemology, ethics, political philosophy, and the philosophy of mind will be scrutinized and elaborated.