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Course SO-04-26.2000-K-7

Mensch als Maschine - Maschinen als Mensch (2S, 2.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
2 S Seminar 2.0 CP 28 h 32 h
(2S) 2.0 CP 28 h 32 h


CP, Effort 2.0 CP = 60 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
+ further Lecturers of the department Social Sciences
Area of study [SO-PHIL] Philosophy
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: continuous and active participation in the courses


The question of how humans see and represent themselves has been approached via the analogy to artifact and machine, sometimes stressing similarities, sometimes differences. This course discusses pivotal texts from various times in history with the goal to analyze how the

(perceived) relationship between man and machine was, and still is, changing.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [SO-04-26.2000-K-7]

Module Name Context
[SO-08.2605-M-7] Cognition and Knowledge Specialized Seminars WP: Obligation to choose 2S, 2.0 LP
[SO-08-2611-M-6] Computation -. Specialized Seminars WP: Obligation to choose 2S, 4.0 LP