HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY

HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY

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Code
65152
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophy)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course will introduce the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy, from a perspective that reflects the speculative posture of the Professor. General introduction will be complemented by in-depth study of major figures in contemporary philosophy (through the analysis of one or more of their main works).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Getting acquainted with the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy. After an historical introduction, students will focus on specific philosophers, through the analysis of some of their works. Reading one or more classics of contemporary philosophy.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will know the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy; they will develop their criticism and their original, independent point of view.

PREREQUISITES

Knowledge of the fundamental cultural categories that have substantiated the Western civilization and the Western thought is required.

Teaching methods

The Course didactic is provided through frontal lectures, also with the help of audiovisual media. The assessment of the competences of the learner is accomplished through an oral interview.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

Existence and Curse. The Ways of Revolt in the contemporary thought

Contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

The power that fears the light. Philosophies of the Absurd

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For students who are taking the 6-CFU course

E. Berti - F. Volpi, Storia della filosofia dall’antichità a oggi (Edizione compatta), vol. II, L’età contemporanea, VII ed., Laterza, Roma-Bari 2014.

P. De Lucia, La valle dell’ombra. Percorsi del tragico nella filosofia italiana del Novecento, Marsilio, Venezia 2016.

 

For students not attending, also

S. Giametta, Introduzione a Nietzsche opera per opera, II ed., Garzanti, Milano 2017.

 

For students who are taking the 9-CFU course

E. Berti - F. Volpi, Storia della filosofia dall’antichità a oggi (Edizione compatta), vol. II, L’età contemporanea, VII ed., Laterza, Roma-Bari 2014.

P. De Lucia, La valle dell’ombra. Percorsi del tragico nella filosofia italiana del Novecento, Marsilio, Venezia 2016.

F. Nietzsche, Ecce homo. Come si diventa ciò che si è, a cura di R. Calasso, XIX ed., Adelphi, Milano 2017.

For students not attending, also

S. Giametta, Introduzione a Nietzsche opera per opera, II ed., Garzanti, Milano 2017.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: For students: Friday 10-12 AM. For graduating students: Friday 4-6 PM (by appointment). Professor De Lucia's office is in via Balbi 4 (2nd floor).

Exam Board

PAOLO DE LUCIA (President)

LETTERIO MAURO

OSCAR MEO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The Course didactic is provided through frontal lectures, also with the help of audiovisual media. The assessment of the competences of the learner is accomplished through an oral interview.

LESSONS START

Tuesday, September 22, 2020.

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

Oral Exam.

Assessment methods

Evaluation of the knowledge component: up to 15/30; Evaluation of the processing capacities: up to 10/30; Evaluation of the communication skills: up to 5/30.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
18/12/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/02/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
14/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
23/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
03/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale