PHILOSOPHICAL PROPEDEUTICS

PHILOSOPHICAL PROPEDEUTICS

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Code
56210
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
12 credits during the 1st year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophy)

OVERVIEW

The course is designed for the students on their second year of the first cycle degree program in Philosophy; it is aimed at introducing the main theoretical problems in philosophy. The course will address ontological and epistemological themes, using basic philosophical terminology (Being vs. beings, becoming, science, belief, opinion).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquiring a general knowledge of theoretical philosophy, moral philosophy, and metaphysics. Mastering the basic philosophical terminology (Being vs. beings, is-ought problem, substance, accident, nothing, becoming, nature, good, evil) needed to read a classic; acquiring the basic notions which are essential to the study of philosophical currents and problems. 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: FRANCESCO CAMERA Office hours Monday 10-12 AM (DAFIST, Philosophy Section via Balbi 4, 2nd floor)

Ricevimento: FOR STUDENTS: First semester: Monday 9-11 AM and Thursday 3-4 PM; Second semester: Tuesday 11 AM-1 PM and Friday 9-11 AM (DAFIST, Philosophy Section, via Balbi 4, 2nd floor) FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS: First semester: Monday 9-11 AM and Thursday 3-4 PM; Second semester: Tuesday 11 AM-1 PM and Friday 9-11 AM (DAFIST, Philosophy Section, via Balbi 4, 2nd floor)

Exam Board

GERARDO CUNICO (President)

FRANCESCO CAMERA (President)

DOMENICO VENTURELLI

ROBERTO CELADA BALLANTI