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.

      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

      URL Aula web
      CONTEMPORARY PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY
      https://2018.aulaweb.unige.it/course/view.php?id=2136
      URL timetable
      CONTEMPORARY PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY
      http://www.scienzeumanistiche.unige.it/didattica/orari
  • Who
  • How
    • 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

       

       

       

      EXAM DESCRIPTION
      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.

  • Where and when
    • URL Aula web
      CONTEMPORARY PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY
      https://2018.aulaweb.unige.it/course/view.php?id=2136
      URL timetable
      CONTEMPORARY PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY
      http://www.scienzeumanistiche.unige.it/didattica/orari
      LESSONS START

      February 19,  2019

      Sessions
      Date Time Type Place Notes
      19 dicembre 2018 9:30 Orale Genova
      20 dicembre 2018 9:00 Compitino Genova
      20 dicembre 2018 9:00 Orale Genova
      20 dicembre 2018 9:00 Orale Genova
      16 gennaio 2019 9:30 Orale Genova
      17 gennaio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      17 gennaio 2019 9:00 Compitino Genova
      17 gennaio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      6 febbraio 2019 9:30 Orale Genova
      7 febbraio 2019 9:00 Compitino Genova
      7 febbraio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      7 febbraio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      23 maggio 2019 9:00 Compitino Genova
      23 maggio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      23 maggio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      23 maggio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      6 giugno 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      6 giugno 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      6 giugno 2019 9:00 Compitino Genova
      6 giugno 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      6 giugno 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      6 giugno 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      4 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      4 luglio 2019 9:00 Compitino Genova
      4 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      4 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      4 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      4 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      18 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      18 luglio 2019 9:00 Compitino Genova
      18 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      18 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      18 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      18 luglio 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      12 settembre 2019 9:00 Compitino Genova
      12 settembre 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      12 settembre 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      12 settembre 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      12 settembre 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
      12 settembre 2019 9:00 Orale Genova
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