Hermeneutics and Source Criticism for Computer Science Students


Course Objective

This course provides an introduction to hermeneutics for non-humanities

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.

Method of Assessment

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


A syllabus will be available at the start of the course.

Target Audience

Students in computer science (BA), non-humanities students (BA).

General Information

Course Code L_AABAALG071
Credits 3 EC
Period P1
Course Level 100
Language of Tuition English
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator dr. C.M. van den Akker
Examiner dr. C.M. van den Akker
Teaching Staff dr. C.M. van den Akker

Practical Information

You need to register for this course yourself

Last-minute registration is available for this course.

Teaching Methods Seminar, Lecture
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