HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY

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Code
65153
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

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

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophy)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

 

The course offers an overview of medieval philosophy from its origins to the crisis of Scholasticism, by analyzing different schools and authors and, by referring constantly to texts and by analyzing the context of philosophical themes and works.

 


AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having a good grasp of the authors, currents, texts and themes that are relevant in the history of medieval philosophy.
Being able to read and comment some major works of medieval philosophy.
Being able to analyze the medieval reflection on love and affectivity (through readings on the subject of love from Thomas Aquinas and other philosophers).


AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having a good grasp of the authors, currents, texts and themes that are relevant in the history of medieval philosophy.
Being able to read and comment some major works of medieval philosophy.
Being able to analyze the medieval reflection on love and affectivity (through readings on the subject of love from Thomas Aquinas and other philosophers).


TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lesson

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

_Notions of history of medieval philosophy.
_Reading and commentary of some major works of medieval philosophy.

Contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

_Notions of history of medieval philosophy.
_Reading and commentary of some major works of medieval philosophy.
_Medieval reflection on love and affectivity.


RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Reccomended reading/bibliography for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

_S. Vanni Rovighi, Storia della filosofia medievale. Dalla Patristica al XVI secolo, a cura di P. Bassiano Rossi, Vita e Pensiero, Milano 2006; oppure: M. Pereira, La filosofia nel Medioevo. Secoli VI-XV, Carocci, Roma 2008; oppure: un altro manuale concordato col docente.
_ Filosofia medievale, a cura di M. Bettetini - L. Bianchi - C. Marmo - P. Porro, Cortina, Milano 2004.

Reccomended reading/bibliography for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

_S. Vanni Rovighi, Storia della filosofia medievale. Dalla Patristica al XVI secolo, a cura di P. Bassiano Rossi, Vita e Pensiero, Milano 2006; oppure: M. Pereira, La filosofia nel Medioevo. Secoli VI-XV, Carocci, Roma 2008; oppure: un altro manuale concordato col docente.
_ Filosofia medievale, a cura di M. Bettetini - L. Bianchi - C. Marmo - P. Porro, Cortina, Milano 2004.
_Tommaso d'Aquino, Le passioni dell'anima, trad.it. di S. Vecchio, Le Lettere, Firenze 2002.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Via Balbi, 4, on second floor, every Thursday from 14.30 to 15.30.

Exam Board

MATTEO ZOPPI (President)

LETTERIO MAURO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lesson

LESSONS START

 

September 21, 2017


EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral exam

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/01/2018 08:00 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2018 08:00 GENOVA Orale
24/05/2018 08:00 GENOVA Orale
15/06/2018 08:00 GENOVA Orale
28/06/2018 14:00 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2018 12:30 GENOVA Orale
06/09/2018 12:30 GENOVA Orale