CONTEMPORARY PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY

CONTEMPORARY PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY

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Code
65122
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophical Methods)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Advanced course designed to outline , both historically  and theoretically, the main aspects of contemporary moral debate with a strong attention to the need of theoretical foundation. The course requires an interest in ethical and metaethical themes.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Exploring the main themes and currents of contemporary philosophical reflection on action (praxis) which originated within the classical tradition.  

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will get acquaintened with the the main streams of contemporary ethics and particularly of contemporary foundation of ethics. The student has to learn terms, concepts and authors of ethics, becoming able to face the  main streams of contemporary ethical debate and to acquire automomy of judgement in these fields.

Teaching methods

Oral lessons. A paper about an argument of the course must be presented and discussed  during the lessons or before the oral exam

 

 

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking  the 6-CFU course:

The main streams of contemporary foundation of ethics

Contents for students who who are taking 9-CFU course:

1)The main streams of contemporary foundation of ethics

2) An outline of  the history of ethics since Kant 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

the reading list  of this course are available on the italian version of the web page

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIA SILVIA VACCAREZZA (President)

ANGELO CAMPODONICO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Oral lessons. A paper about an argument of the course must be presented and discussed  during the lessons or before the oral exam

 

 

 

LESSONS START

February 19,  2019

EXAMS

Exam description

oral exam

Assessment methods

The oral exam will consist in an inteview on the topics of the course. Moreover the candidate's written essay may be analyzed and discussed during the exam. Knowledge of etical concepts, of main authors of ethics, capability of comparing different ethical approaches, autonomy of judgement and capabilities of communicating topics in a clear way will be evaluated during the exam.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/09/2019 14:00 GENOVA Orale