HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY

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Code
65152
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

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

OVERVIEW

The course will introduce the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy, from a perspective that reflects the speculative posture of the Professor. General introduction will be complemented by in-depth study of major figures in contemporary philosophy (through the analysis of one or more of their main works).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Getting acquainted with the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy. After an historical introduction, students will focus on specific philosophers, through the analysis of some of their works. Reading one or more classics of contemporary philosophy.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will know the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy; they will develop their criticism and their original, independent point of view.

TEACHING METHODS

Oral lectures.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

The dark valley. Tragic thought and the ecstasy of evil.

Contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

The dark valley. Tragic thought and the ecstasy of evil.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For students who are taking the 6-CFU course

E. Berti - F. Volpi, Storia della filosofia dall’antichità a oggi (Edizione compatta), vol. II, L’età contemporanea, VII ed., Laterza, Roma-Bari 2014.

P. De Lucia, La valle dell’ombra. Percorsi del tragico nella filosofia italiana del Novecento, Marsilio, Venezia 2016.

S. Giametta, Introduzione a Nietzsche opera per opera, II ed., Garzanti, Milano 2017.

For students who are taking the 9-CFU course

E. Berti - F. Volpi, Storia della filosofia dall’antichità a oggi (Edizione compatta), vol. II, L’età contemporanea, VII ed., Laterza, Roma-Bari 2014.

P. De Lucia, La valle dell’ombra. Percorsi del tragico nella filosofia italiana del Novecento, Marsilio, Venezia 2016.

S. Giametta, Introduzione a Nietzsche opera per opera, II ed., Garzanti, Milano 2017.

F. Nietzsche, La gaia scienza e Idilli di Messina, Nota Introduttiva di G. Colli, tr. it. di F. Masini, XXI ed., Adelphi, Milano 2017.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: For students: Friday 10-12 AM For graduating students: Friday 4-6 PM (by appointment) Professor De Lucia's office is in via Balbi 4 (2nd floor).

Exam Board

PAOLO DE LUCIA (President)

LETTERIO MAURO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Oral lectures.

LESSONS START

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral exam.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale
24/05/2018 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