Sociology of Knowledge and Science

Sociology of Knowledge and Science

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Škamperle Igor

The course deals the development of the cosmological thought, from Antiquity to the modern age. It's including the examination of the design of rational thought and the model of geocentric world (Aristotel, Ptolemay). The course treatment the external and intrinsing factors in the development of scientific models and their roles in the scientific revolution. The course analyse the assert of the heliocentric theory, the epistemological fields and works of Kopernik, G. Galilei, Tycho Brahe, G. Bruno, F. Petrić, A. Perlach and J. Kepler. All of them are interesting for the sociology of knowledge, adressing the concept of scientific paradigm and influence within the science, society, culture, new ideas and aesthetic factors.