HISTORY OF POLITICAL DOCTRINES – MOD. B

HISTORY OF POLITICAL DOCTRINES – MOD. B

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Code
98573
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
5 credits during the 1st year of 8776 POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION (L-16) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/02
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (POLITICAL SCIENCE AND ADMINISTRATION)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at allowing students to know and to comprehend the crucial elements of the History of Political Thought in the period that spans from the Modern Age till the 20th century, through the contextualization and the analysis of the more significant theories.

Teaching methods

The course consists of both frontal lessons and collective discussions.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

1) Machiavelli

2) Bodin, Suarez

3) The “ragion di Stato”

4) Hobbes

5) Spinoza

6) Locke

7) Vico

8) Montesquieu

9) Rousseau

10) Hume e Smith

11) The Federalist Papers

12) Burke

13) Kant

14) Hegel

15) Owen

16) Saint-Simon

17) Constant

18) Tocqueville

19) Rosmini

20) Mazzini

21) Proudhon

22) Marx, Engels

23) Stuart Mill

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Suggested readings

- M. D’ADDIO, Storia delle dottrine politiche, Genova, ECIG, 2002.

- C. CALABRÒ - M. LENCI (eds.), La democrazia liberale e i suoi critici, Soveria Mannelli (CZ), Rubettino Editore, 2017.

Students who do not attend the course must study one of these supplementary texts:

- A. CATANZARO - S. LAGI - F. FALCHI (eds.), Monisms and Pluralisms in the History of Political and Social Models, Novi Ligure (AL), Edizioni Epoké , 2018.

- F. FALCHI, Giuseppe Mazzini: la democrazia europea e i diritti delle donne, Firenze, Centro Editoriale Toscano, 2011. 

- C. MORGANTI, Comunità e Stato, Europa e Occidente. La politica secondo Guardini, Firenze, Centro Editoriale Toscano, 2016.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Thursday 2-4 p.m. at Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche (DISPO) Piazzale E. Brignole 3 a, Torre centrale (4th floor)

Exam Board

ANDREA CATANZARO (President)

STEFANO PARODI

CARLO MORGANTI

MARIA ANTONIETTA FALCHI

ALBERTO DE SANCTIS

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course consists of both frontal lessons and collective discussions.

LESSONS START

Second semester

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

The exam is aimed at assessing the acquired skills by the students in analysing political ideas and political theories from a critical perspective and in using them in comprehending contemporary world politics.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
16/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
27/07/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale