GST105 – History And Philosophy of Science
The study of the history of science and its philosophy is very important. This is because the knowledge of today incorporates the discoveries of the past and the method through which those discoveries were made.
Thus if you are to appreciate programme and the level of advance it has attained, you must know something of how and where it originated and how it has evolved to its present state.
The general aim of GST 105 ‘History and Philosophy of Science’ is to:
1. Stimulate your interest in science by encouraging you to think critically.
2. Help you attain a personal philosophy of life – that is to develop some set of principles that will guide your actions in relation to other people.
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- • Analyse accurately the nature of science.
• Describe sequentially the processes of scientific research.
• Recognise and relate the laws of nature to everyday life.
• Define and discuss some of the known scientific theories.
• Discuss vividly the origin of science in ancient times.
• Evaluate the state of science in the Middle Ages of Europe.
• Specify the events that gave impetus to the rise of modern
• Identify the advances obtained in science in the twentieth
• Outline and write an overview of the lost sciences of Africa
in areas outside of Egypt.
- • Identify the relationship between science and technology
and recognise and show their various uses.
• Discuss intelligently the gains and negative effects
of technological development on society.
• Analyse the fundamental principles and methods of science.
• Discuss the various viewpoints on the origin of man.
• Explain the nature of man.
• Identify the various components of the universe
in which man lives, especially those parts that are
connected with human life, survival and interest.
• Outline and evaluate the natural resources for man.
• Recognize the great scientists of Nigerian origin
and appreciate their contributions to societal welfare.
- Lectures 19
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes