Course detail

History and Philosophy of Technology

ICV-FITAcad. year: 2022/2023

The subject "History and Philosophy of Technology" represents an introduction into the particular stages of development of the technology with respect to the surrounding cultural climate and the philosophical streams on the background of which these particular chapters of the history take place. The subject deals also with the risk factors the civilization brings about, and suggestions are given how to overcome them.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The information transferred should provide the students with the knowledge of the amazing drama hidden behind an apparently cold and non-personal phenomenon of technology. The purpose is to establish links to the specific engineering subjects and to other branches of the culture.

Prerequisites

It is a course of the non-structured ending study program

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Literature

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The target of the subject is to instigate in the listener the awareness of glorious and many thousand years long history of the technology, and to give him/her the knowledge of relationships with the entity of human culture and the resulting ethical responsibility of any individual to whom technology should become a vocation.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-OBN-P Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme MPC-AUD Master's

    specialization AUDM-TECH , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization AUDM-ZVUK , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme MPC-BIO Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPA-BIO Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-BTB Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-TIT Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MKC-TIT Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-KAM Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MKC-EVM Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EVM Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MKC-EEN Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EEN Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MKC-EKT Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EKT Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-IBE Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MPV , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGM , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MSK , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MIS , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MBS , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MIN , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MMM , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme MITAI Master's

    specialization NADE , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NBIO , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NGRI , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NNET , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NVIZ , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NCPS , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NSEC , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NEMB , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NEMB do 2021/22 , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NHPC , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NISD , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NIDE , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NISY , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NISY do 2020/21 , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NMAL , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NMAT , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NSEN , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NVER , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
    specialization NSPE , any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

  • Programme MPC-MEL Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-SVE Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective
  • Programme MPC-EAK Master's, any year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, elective

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer