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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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OPHIP3 History of Sciences 4 ECTS
Organised by
History of Science and Learning
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

To become familiar with the history of different disciplines and doctrinal ideas. Ideologies and doctrinal ideas describe our relationship to the world and they have had a part in changing both people and the world.


Laudan Larry, Science and values (1984) 2 ECTS, 1½ cu
Suomalaisen sosiologian historia, eds. Risto Alapuro & Matti Alestalo & Elina Haavio-Mannila (1992) 1 ECTS, ½ cu
Suomen tieteen historia, volume 2: humanistiset ja yhteiskuntatieteet (2000), (2 ECTS); volume 3: luonnontieteet ja lääketiede (2002) 2 ECTS, 1½ cu
Hirvonen Leo, Lääketieteen historia (1987) 1 ECTS, ½ cu
Leikola Anto, Ongelmana elämä. Biologian vaiheita Alkmaionista Mendeliin (1987) 1 ECTS, ½ cu

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Lectures and exercises, a book exam or alternatively an essay negotiated with the teacher separately.

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Selected readings should make up for altogether 4 ECTS (3 cu).

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
History of Ideas and Learning (History of Science and Learning)
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School of Social Sciences and Humanities