PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY

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Code
65146
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA

9 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophy)
semester
2° Semester

OVERVIEW

Second-year course that aims to to outline the basic elements of the philosophies of history; this course required an elementary knowledge of moral philosophy and/or a minimum training in historical matters

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will become aware of the basic features of modern philosophy of history (linear time vs. cyclic time, the idea of 'plenitude', christian eschatology and the idea of progress) through the study of monographies and relevant classics

TEACHING METHODS

oral lessons

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

contents for student who are taking the 6-CFU course

origin of modern individualism : 'Paulinism', Reformation and 'second reformation'

contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

the course will adress to main areas.

1) basic features of modern philosophy of history  (the concept of cyclic time and the idea of 'plenitude', the concept of linear time and christian eschatology , modern individualism and the idea of progress (3 CFU)

2) origin of modern individualism : 'paulinism', Reformation and 'second reformation'

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

the reading list for this course are available  on the italian version of the web page

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: for students: wednesday 10-12 AM: ( during second term: 12 AM- 1 PM) for graduating students: Thursday 10-12 AM. via Balbi 30-23

Exam Board

DANIELE ROLANDO (President)

FRANCO MANTI

VALERIA OTTONELLI

MIRELLA PASINI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

oral lessons

LESSONS START

February 21, 2018

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

assesment includes  an oral examen and the submission of an (optional) essay

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
23/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
13/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
27/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale