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
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
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'
the reading list for this course are available on the italian version of the web page
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
DANIELE ROLANDO (President)
February 21, 2018
assesment includes an oral examen and the submission of an (optional) essay