851-0157-49L  What is Life? Introdution Into the History of the Life Sciences

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersM. Hagner
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


851-0157-49 VWhat is Life? Einführung in die Geschichte der Lebenswissenschaften2 hrs
Tue18:15-20:00IFW A 36 »
M. Hagner

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AbstractThe aim of this lecture is to introduce into the most important theories of life from ancient times until the early 21st century. I will put a focus on philosophical concepts and on the modern life sciences since Chalres Darwin.
ObjectiveIn the lecture course, attendants will learn to distinguish historically and systematically various theories of life.

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ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersM. Hagner
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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