AK2050 Theory and Methodology of Science with Applications (Medical Ethics) 6.0 credits
Vetenskapsteori och vetenskaplig metodik med tillämpningar (medicinsk etik)
The aim of the course is to provide a deeper understanding of the methodological and underlying philosophical issues that arise in science, and inspire to reflection on such issues within the student’s own area of study. After having taken the course the student should have acquired basic knowledge of the foundational issues in the methodology and philosophy of science, specially as regards the natural and technological sciences. The student should also be able to identify and critically discuss problems within the fields of medical ethics and the ethics of medical technology.