This lecture is for the students of Tokyo Tech - Tsinghua Program, and held at the Tsinghua University by the faculties of Tokyo Tech and Tsinghua University. It focuses on the problems between ST and contemporary society. Special attention will be paid for the topics relating to the course of Decision Science and Technology of the Program.
1) Students become to be able to explain the outline of the following disciplines: history of science & technology, philosophy of science, science & technology ethics, STS.
2) Students become to be able to argue the problems between ST and society on the basis of the disciplines above.
science, technology, contemporary society
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This lecture is held at the Tsinghua University campus under the collaboration of the faculties of Tokyo Tech and Tsinghua University.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||1) ST and contemporary society from the view points of decision science and technology 2) History of science and contemporary problems 3) History of technology and contemporary problems 4) Philosophy of science and contemporary problems 5) Theories of STS 6) Science and technology ethics 7) Future of ST||Students become to be able to argue contemporary societal problems based on the disciplines discussed at the each lecture.|
Attendance 50%, final essay 50%
Inquiry should be made to the Tokyo Tech - Tsinghua program office.