Hermeneutics and Source Criticism for Computer Science Students

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Hermeneutics and Source Criticism for Computer Science Students

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Research, Research Methodology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    1
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    2
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    This course provides an introduction to hermeneutics for non-humanities students.

    COURSE CONTENT
    Hermeneutics is the theory of Interpretation and as such it is central to the discipline of history and the humanities. In this course we will discuss the history of hermeneutics and its relation to source-criticism. One outcome is that non-humanities students will be better equipped to do interdisciplinary work with humanities students and scholars, as for instance in digital humanities projects.

    TEACHING METHODS
    Lectures and seminars.

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Participation in class (25%) and written exam (75%).

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