UNIL
le savoir vivant
You are here: UNIL > Programmes > Card-index course
Français | English   Print   

Card-index course

Central topics in the philosophy of biology

Comment expliquer la vie ? Thèmes centraux de la philosophie de la biologie

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Teacher(s): Christian Sachse
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2006 -> 2006

No timetable defined.

Seminar

Spring semester
2 hours per week
28 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: Yes
Credits: 0

Objective

be able to evaluate the main positions in the philosophy of biology

Content

discussion of central texts

Bibliography

Duchesneau, François (1997) : Philosophie de la biologie. Paris : Presses Universitaires de France.
Fox Keller, Evelyne (2004 : Expliquer la vie. Modèles, métaphores et machines en biologie du développement. Traduction par Stéphane Schmitt. Paris : Gallimard.
Hull, David L., Ruse, Michael (dir.) (1998) : The philosophy of biology. Oxford : Oxford University Press.
Rosenberg, Alexander, et Balashov Yuri (dir.) (2002) : Philosophy of science. Contemporary readings. London : Routledge.
Sober, Elliott (1993) : Philosophy of biology. Boulder : Westview Press.
Sterelny, Kim, et Griffiths, Paul E. (1999) : Sex and death. An introduction to philosophy of biology. Chicago : University of Chicago Press.
Weber, Marcel (2005) : Philosophy of experimental biology. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.

Additional information

http://www2.unil.ch/philo/Pages/epistemologie/Philo_Epistemo4.html

Canton de Vaud
Swiss University
Unicentre  -  CH-1015 Lausanne  -  Suisse  -  Tél. +41 21 692 11 11  -  Fax  +41 21 692 26 15