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Philosophy of Biology

Code: 67872
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Tonći Kokić
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
The main goal of the course is for students to understand main concepts of philosophy of science, science structure and changes in scientific theories and knowledge of the area and the basic concepts of the philosophy of biology, knowledge of the structure of biological theory and the theory of biological evolution, introduction to contemporary texts and the problems of philosophy of biology.
Upon the completion of the course, students will be able to: distinguish philosophical assumptions in scientific theories, know the structure of the theory of evolution, to know the principles of the life science and critical approach to contemporary theories of the life science.
Literature:
  1. Darwin, C.: Postanak vrsta putem prirodnog odabira ili očuvanje povlaštenih rasa u borbi za život
  2. Ridley, M. (ur): Evolucija
  3. Mayr, E.: To je biologija: Znanost o živom svijetu.
  4. Medawar, P. B. i J. S.: Nauka o živom
  5. Ova knjiga razmatra pojam biološke evolucije. Povijest teorije prati se od autora prije Darwina do danas, preko osnovnih načela, razvoja teorije do kritike standardne teorije evolucije i alternativnih teorija evolucije.
Optional literature:
  1. Monod, J.: Slučajnost i nužnost: Ogled o prirodnoj filozofiji moderne biologije.
  2. Ruse. M. (ed): The Oxford handbook of Philosophy of Biology.
  3. Mayr, E.: The Growth of Biological Thought. Diversity, Evolution and Inheritance.
  4. Kokić, Tonći: Teorija evolucije: razvoj ideje, osnovna načela i recepcija.
  5. Sober, E.: Philosophy of Biology.
  6. Schrödinger, E.: Šta je život? Um i materija.
1. semester
Filozofija zimski semestar(prediplomski studij) - Regular studij - Philosophy
Elective course - Regular studij - Philosophy

3. semester
Filozofija zimski semestar(prediplomski studij) - Regular studij - Philosophy
Elective course - Regular studij - Philosophy

5. semester
Filozofija 5. semestar izborni - Regular studij - Philosophy
Elective course - Regular studij - Philosophy
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