INTRODUCTION TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY

INTRODUCTION TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY

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Code
101398
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-FIL/03
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Philosophy)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course offers an introduction to ethics by combining a historical and analytical perspective. 

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main expected outcome is to provide knowledge of the key concepts of ethics and to the most relevant ethical theories.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at: providing a robust knowledge of the history of ethics and its most fundamental concepts and theories; enabling students to read and interpret ethical works from different ages and approaches; mastering the technical langiage of the discipline, and its main methods of inquiry.

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminar discussions will be alternated to the comment of texts.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Students will be required to study the slides provided, together with one of the following textbook:

D. Neri, Filosofia morale, Guerrini, Milano 2013.

G. Mormino, Storia della filosofia morale, Raffaello Cortina, Milano 2020.

M. De Caro, F. Magni, M.S. Vaccarezza, Le sfide dell'etica, Mondadori, Milano 2021.

Moreover, they will study a selection of classic texts provided, and one the two following texts:

Aristotele, Etica nicomachea, Bompiani, Milano 2001/Laterza, Roma-Bari 1998.

I. Kant, Fondazione della metafisica dei costumi, Bompiani, Milano 2002/Laterza, Roma-Bari 2005.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Monday 3pm-5pm (by prior appointment)

Exam Board

MARIA SILVIA VACCAREZZA (President)

ANGELO CAMPODONICO

DANIELE ROLANDO (Substitute)

MIRELLA PASINI (Substitute)

ROBERTO CELADA BALLANTI (Substitute)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminar discussions will be alternated to the comment of texts.

LESSONS START

Feb. 22, 2021

ORARI

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INTRODUCTION TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam will consist in an oral examination.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
25/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
09/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale