Master's degree in Rehabilitation Science in Healthcare Professions

Research methodology applied to business processes - LOGICA E FILOSOFIA DELLA SCIENZA

Course code
4S006188
Name of lecturer
Sara Patuzzo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
M-FIL/05 - PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY OF LANGUAGE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LMSRPS - 2° ANNO 1° SEM. dal Oct 8, 2020 al Feb 13, 2021.

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Learning outcomes

1) Learning the logic rules in order to develop a correct reasoning.
2) Using language in a valid and conscious way.
3) Learning differences between deductive and inductive reasoning.
4) Knowing how to calculate the probability assessment.
5) Considering the fundamental epistemological issues.
6) Learning and applying the scientific method.
7) Considering limits of scientific knowledge also related to health-care science.

Syllabus

LOGIC
Definition of Logic
Short story of Logic
Uses and functions of language
Informal fallacies of relevance
Informal fallacies of ambiguity
Deductive reasoning and related fallacies
Inductive reasoning and calculation of probability

PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Epistemology: the scientific method
Non-conventional practices
Limits of scientific knowledge

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Patuzzo Sara I fisioterapisti e le pratiche di osteopatia. Contraddizioni e complessità della materia Riabilitazione Oggi n. 3, Sezione “Medical Humanities” 2015
IRVING M. COPI, CARL COHEN Introduzione alla logica Il Mulino 1999

Assessment methods and criteria

According to criteria and conditions to be fixed in relation to Covid-19' issue





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