Philosophy of Science and Ethics 4 credits, VET6000

The course comprises an overview of the current theories in philosophy of science and their historical development, with specific focus on the epistemology and rationality of technology and technology research. Moreover, the course introduces the principles and guidelines for Good Research Practice
and how to deal with research based ethical problems.

Course information

Number of credits

4 credits

Given by

Faculty of Technology

Open to

Doctoral students at Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, who are admitted to third-cycle subject areas in which the course is mandatory, are prioritized for admission.

Teaching language




Next course occasion

2024-09-02 – 2024-10-04

Study rate, or the equivalent

Full-time studies

Deadline for applications





The applicant must be admitted to a third-cycle programme

Teaching method

It is possible to participate both on campus and online.Teaching methods consist of pre-recorded lectures and synchronous seminars (campus and online).

See the attached course description  Philosophy of Science and Ethics, 4 hp