CRITICAL THINKING AND ARGUMENTATION

CRITICAL THINKING AND ARGUMENTATION

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Code
94694
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 10841 SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (SCIENZE DELL'EDUCAZIONE E DELLA FORMAZIONE )
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course’s main goal is give experience of some of philosophical skills. Also, reading philosophical works and not scientific or theoretical texts, teacher intends to explore critical thinking and truth's issue.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course intend to foster skills and tools learning, for reflection and reasoning concerning philosophical area but also crossing them. The main goals are: - Explore the most important speaking forms, in each area of knowledge and use of language, linked to truth issue - Analyze and make experience of philosophical discussing forms’, in relationship with her basics ideas and requirements of scientific and common speeches - Learning to analyze speeches critically linked to requirements and reasoning processes, to develop research-reasoning answer to conceptual issues of philosophical sense, but not only.

Teaching methods

Combination of traditional lectures and textual analysis and discussion, in little and big groups.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course intends to explore truth’s issue and some of philosophical skills:

There are two parts:

1. Critical thinking: the key access to philosophy

2. Truth's issue: the condition for philosophy

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

A. Students that will attend the lessons

Basic work: A. MODUGNO, Pensare criticamente. Verità e competenze argomentative, Carocci, Roma, 2018

Indications to two ongoing written texts will be given during the lesson.

To final oral exam, choose one of these works:

- PLATONE, Fedro or Teeteto or Protagora

- AGOSTINO, Contro gli Accademici 

R. DESCARTES, Meditazioni metafisiche

- J. LOCKE, Saggio sull'intelletto umano

I. KANT, Fondazione della metafisica dei costumi or Prolegomeni ad ogni metafisica futura che vorrà presentarsi come scienza

F. NIETZSCHE, Sull'utilità e il danno della storia per la vita  

- E. HUSSERL, La filosofia come scienza rigorosa 

L. WITTGENSTEIN, Tractatus logico-philosophicus

- H. G. GADAMER, Che cos'è la verità. I compiti di un'ermeneutica filosofica 

B. Students that will not attend the lessons

1. Works to study:

- A. MODUGNO, Pensare criticamente. Verità e competenze argomentative, Carocci, Roma, 2018

- A. COLIVA, E. LALUMERA, Pensare. Leggi ed errori del ragionamento, Carocci, 2006

- D. MARCONI, Per la verità. Relativismo e filosofia, Einaudi, 2007

2. Choose one of these works:

- PLATONE, Fedro or Teeteto or Protagora

- AGOSTINO, Contro gli Accademici 

R. DESCARTES, Meditazioni metafisiche

- J. LOCKE, Saggio sull'intelletto umano

I. KANT, Fondazione della metafisica dei costumi or Prolegomeni ad ogni metafisica futura che vorrà presentarsi come scienza

F. NIETZSCHE, Sull'utilità e il danno della storia per la vita  

- E. HUSSERL, La filosofia come scienza rigorosa 

L. WITTGENSTEIN, Tractatus logico-philosophicus

- H. G. GADAMER, Che cos'è la verità. I compiti di un'ermeneutica filosofica 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: First term: on thursday, from 11.00 to 12.00 a.m. During examination's session: only on date, booking by an e-mail Second term: on wednesday, from 10.30 to 11.30 a.m.

Exam Board

ALESSANDRA MODUGNO (President)

FRANCO BOCHICCHIO (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Combination of traditional lectures and textual analysis and discussion, in little and big groups.

LESSONS START

Start of class: 3th October 2018

End of class: 6th December 2017

ORARI

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CRITICAL THINKING AND ARGUMENTATION

EXAMS

Exam description

A. Students that will attend the lessons

Two ongoing written text and final oral exam

B. Students that will not attend the lessons 

Oral exam

Assessment methods

Oral exam aims at verify:

1. subject's knoledge  

2. issues understanding and connecting

3. infering, debating, personal reworking