Lecture 4 SPS 11 held

Lecture 4 SPS 11 held - 2/3/2011 Afirstlook:Scientia(Latin)...

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2/3/2011 1 1 A first look: “Scientia” (Latin) Science Natural sciences Social sciences Humanities Logos – nomos Astrology–Astronomy Musicology Ars (liberal arts) Sh l fAt d “Wissenschaften” (German) Naturwissenschaften Sozialwissenschaften Geisteswissenschaften Musikwissenschaft, etc. Science de l’homme Wissen (knowledge) School of Arts and Sciences. Liberal Arts program Episteme Epistemology Techne Technique, technology 2 Ancient Greek thinking Methodological strictures Dialogical method in Plato Deducibility in Aristotle (syllogisms) System as characteristic trait of a techne. Systematic ordering of knowledge. So the problem rather in the field of philosophy. Euclidean geometry is not the universal model. Archimedes and craftsmenship did not develop a conception of experiment. 3 Middle Ages Scientia initially means doctrina and disciplina. Scientia now becomes the Latin for episteme rather than ars. However it retains an element of a personal habitus. Goal of the sciences is the perfection of the human (Aquinas)
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Lecture 4 SPS 11 held - 2/3/2011 Afirstlook:Scientia(Latin)...

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