PHILOSOPHIES OF THE RENAISSANCE

PHILOSOPHIES OF THE RENAISSANCE

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Code
86814
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophical Methods)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Philosophy of Renaissance is a specific discipline that provides in-depth knowledge of the main philosophical traditions of Renaissance. Its approach to authors and themes is essentially a critical and philological approach.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Renaissance was a period of multiple cultural influences, mainly centered around the revival of classical art and studies. The increasing attention for classical studies had a striking influence on philosophy. The course is meant to present the importance of the vast philosophical production which originated between the 14th and the 16th centuries from many different philosophical currents (and specifically from their relationship with the past).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Studying in depth the main features of Renaissance philosophy, by addressing a specific issue or by reading a classic.

Teaching methods

Frontal and seminar lessons with reading and commentary of the classics in program.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The theme of War, from Erasmus to Suárez.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The reading list for this course, together with the lecturer's suggestions and instructions are available on the Italian version of the web page.

Others teaching materials will be put available to students on Aulaweb by the teacher.

AULAWEBhttp://lettere.aulaweb.unige.it/course/view.php?id=147

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento:   FOR STUDENTS: Wednesday 6-7 PM (DAFIST, Philosophy Section, via Balbi 4, 1st floor) FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS: Thursday 6-7 PM (DAFIST, Philosophy Section, via Balbi 4, 1st floor)  

Exam Board

SIMONA LANGELLA (President)

LETTERIO MAURO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal and seminar lessons with reading and commentary of the classics in program.

LESSONS START

March 8, 2018

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Online registration for the exam on www.unige.it

Assessment methods

 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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

www.unige.it

http://www.dafist.unige.it/?dipendente=C0746

e-mail: langellauni@gmail.com