HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY

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Code
65136
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

9 credits during the 3nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

9 credits during the 3nd 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

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

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

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophy)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

History of philosophy is a discipline with a long tradition in Italy. It is based on a critical-philological method and it studies the major philosophical traditions and their specific problems, providing a thorough contextualization.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having a solid, direct knowledge of major classics of the history of philosophy through a critical approach to the most important texts (an approach that focuses on contexts, on conceptual systems and on argumentative strategies of texts).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

A) Being able to analyze classics of philosophy

B) Knowing the major turning points in the history of philosophy

C) Being able to focus on the argumentative strategies of different philosophers

TEACHING METHODS

Oral lesson

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

Aristotle's political thought

Contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

Aristotle's political thought 20th-century re-emergences of Aristotle's political thought: Jacques Maritain

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography for  6 cfu

Aristotele, Politica, BUR, Milano 2006.

E.Berti, Aristotelismo, il Mulino, Bologna 2017.

Bibliography for 9 cfu

Aristotele, Politica, BUR, Milano 2006.

E.Berti, Aristotelismo, il Mulino, Bologna 2017.

J. Maritain, L'uomo e lo Stato, Marietti1820, Casale Monferrato 2003.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Wednesday 11-13 students; Thursday 11-13 candidate for the degree - Via Balbi, 4 - 1th floor

Exam Board

LETTERIO MAURO (President)

SIMONA LANGELLA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Oral lesson

LESSONS START

September 27, 2017


EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral exam The exam is meant to assess students' grasp of the topics covered by the course and their ability to link topics with the relevant historical and cultural contexts. The exam will also assess students' use of philosophical terminology in relation to authors and texts and students' ability to build effective arguments

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/05/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
13/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale