Teaching

Course Responsibe:

Interdisciplinarity and Expert Disagreement in Sustainability Research

(Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Interdisciplinary course at master and PhD level. Course code: PHI300/PHI404 )

Learning outcome

In this course, students learn:course flyier

  • to critically discuss the different possible interpretations of some basic concepts that are foundational for sustainability research, practice and action
  • to identify, understand and critically discuss philosophical bias as a source of academic disagreement
  • to understand the sources of methodological tensions in and between disciplines
  • to consider and discuss social responsibility in research
  • to recognise and engage in ethical discussions and moral dilemmas of sustainability
  • to identify and understand social and institutional enablers and disablers of collaboration
  • a practical tool for interdisciplinary collaboration and writing.

Teaching method

Philosophical perspectives and theories are merged into current debates in sustainability research. Students are offered teaching seminars with discussions and guest lectures, but they also have to actively engage in the analyses of real cases in groups, flipped classrooms, and in a final poster conference.

Lecturer:

Theory and Methods of Science

(Høyskole i Østfold. Master course for education in Psychosocial Work. Course code HSFMA40414)

Public Health and Interdisciplinarity

Methods in quantitative research

Evidence based practice

How to interpret a statistical study

Causation in Science

(Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Interdisciplinary course at master and PhD level. Course code: PHI403)

Examen Philosophicum

(Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Interdisciplinary course at master and PhD level. Course code: PHI102)

Philosophy of Science for Veterinary school

(Norwegian University of Life Sciences)

 

 

 

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