World View and Science

Course Code :1000WETLBW
Study domain:Philosophy and Ethics
Academic year:2018-2019
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Patrick Loobuyck

3. Course contents *

This course teaches:

  • a general part of World view (which is the same in the other faculties at the University of Antwerp):
    • An overview of the philosophical system in Europa and Belgium - with attention for increasing diversity,...
    • A reflection on this topic regarding democracy: philosophical and historical background of the liberal courtsystem, governemental neutrality, freedom of religion and tolerance.
    • A reflection of the relationship and tention between world view and sciene: historical background and discussion of different arguments in the current debat.
  • Specific themes reflecting interests of the different programmes.