2023-2024 / PHIL0077-2

Introduction to philosophy and sciences history*


15h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in ancient and modern languages and literatures5 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : classics5 crédits 
 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : general5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history5 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : general5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : musicology5 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (Registrations are closed)5 crédits 
 Bachelor in philosophy5 crédits 
 Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general5 crédits 


Laurence Bouquiaux

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The first part of the course consists of a general introduction to history of science and description of the main trends of this field. This presentation is illustrated by numerous particular studies. The second part of the course is organized like a seminar. Each of the students has to study in depth a question and to make an oral presentation of the results of his/her work.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

There are neither textbooks or lecture notes. The books each student has to read depend on the question he/she has chosen to study (see "course contents").

Written work / report

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

Any session :

- In-person

written exam AND oral exam

- Remote

oral exam AND written work

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred in-person

Additional information:

Oral exam in june. The oral presentation is also taken into account.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Students who intend to sign up for this course must be present at the first session, on october 6th.


Laurence BOUQUIAUX, Département de Philosophie, pl. du 20-Août, 7 à 4000 Liège - 2e étage. Tél. 04 366 55 91 laurence.bouquiaux@uliege.be

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