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The Faculty of Urbanism / Landscape and Territory
2nd Year, sem 2, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 2L | ECTS Credits: 3

UP-112 | Guided research

Department: Urban and Landscape Design
Course Leader:
conf.dr.arh Mihaela Hărmănescu
Teaching Staff:
Secția Amenajarea și Planificarea Peisajului, Departamentul Proiectare Urbană și Peisagistică, din Facultatea de Urbanism /
Urban and Landscape Design Department; Urban and Territorial Planning Faculty
Learning outcomes:
The course aims to deepen understanding and research methods in landscape, the micro level, at macro-territory and the role of research in the conservation macro- landscape and how to structure and implementation of landscape research in current practice.
Research project documentation consists of dissertation
Content:
Sources of Knowledge. Epistemology and Philosophy-Science relationship.
Scientific knowledge. Research methods and landscape
Conventional and unconventional research methods (creative)
Transgression of borders classical disciplines. Fragmentation and recombination of disciplines. Relations between the sphere of research and other related sciences.
Research and case studies in the field of natural, anthropogenic and cultural
Understand and deepen the idea of landscape design, restoration and policies, and how to implement it in the dissertation, building a bibliography, argumentation theme chosen dissertation ideas and build a plan.
Teaching Method:
Thematic lectures, illustrated and commented exposure, individual discussion
Computer projections, slides, draft author commented illustrative materials (blueprints historical photo archive, research, etc.);
Assessment:
Evaluating the students projects, assessing student work submitted by individual study: presenting the portfolio
Bibliography:
Compulsory:
Specific documentation of dissertation topic chosen

Optional:
Bohm, D. , Science as Perception-Communication, in F. Suppe ( ed.), The Structure of Scientific Theories, Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1974.
Carta Transdisciplinaritatii I, Convento da Arrábida, 6 noiembrie 1994, Comitetul de redactare: Lima de Freitas, Edgar Morin si Basarab Nicolescu, traducere de Horia Vasilescu.
Epistemologie. Orientari contemporane, Editura Politica, 1974.
Flew, Antony, Dictionar de filozofie si logica, Ed. Humanitas, Bucuresti, 1996.
Flonta, M., Cognitio. O introducere critică în problema cunoașterii, Ed. All, București, 1994.
Georgescu,St., Flonta,M. si Parvu, I., Teoria Cunoasterii Stiintifice, Editura Academiei, 1982.
Kuhn, Thomas, S., Structura Revolutiilor stiintifice, Bucuresti, Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976.
Laudan, L. , Progress and its Problems. Towards a Theory of Scientific Growth, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1977.
Manzat I., Psihologia sinergetica, Bucuresti, Editura Pro Humanitate, 1999.
Moraru, Ion, Strategii creative transdisciplinare. Introducere in scientoeuristica, Editura Academiei Romane, 1992.
Nicolescu, Basarab, Stiinta, sensul si evolutia. Eseu asupra lui Jakob Böhme, Editia a II-a, Editura Vitruviu, Colectia „Eseu“, Bucuresti, 2000.
Nicolescu, Basarab, Transdisciplinaritatea. Manifest, Editura Polirom, Colectia Idei Contemporane, Seria Plural, Iasi, 1999.
Odobleja, Stefan, Psihologia Consonantista, Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, Bucuresti, 1982.
Popper, Karl R., Filosofie sociala si filosofia stiintei, Ed. Trei, Colectia Filosofie, Iasi, 2000.
Stengers, Isabelle, Inventarea stiintelor moderne, Colectia Plural M, Editura Polirom, Iasi, 2001.
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