Foundations of Rehabilitation Science
SAR RS 650
This course serves as an introduction into philosophy of science and ethics. The first four lectures will focus on the different perspectives in the organism-environment relationship, mind-body distinction, and action will be discussed. These perspectives will be related to theories on the emergence of knowledge, conceptual frameworks in health and rehabilitation sciences, and ethical reasoning. The goal of this course is to facilitate the ability of the students to critically analyze the assumptions of theories and models in health and rehabilitation sciences. Format of sessions will be lecture, discussion and presentation of main assignment. Student presentations will be integrated into the topics presented.