Epistemology

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
M-FIL/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course has the goal to discuss in depth problems in the general area of theoretical philosophy and philosophical anthropology. It focuses on questions concerning the nature of human experience and the constitution of subjectivity, stressing the connections with other disciplines (anthropology, psychology, sociology, biology, etc) and helping students to develop their analytical skills and recognize the connections between philosophical research and the current cultural context.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student:
· knows the theoretical fundamentals of contemporary philosophy and understands its vocabulary;
· understands the nature of philosophical problems;
· understands the nature and strength of philosophical arguments;
· knows the basic methodological elements of philosophical exercise.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
At the end of the course, the student:
· is able to put forward and outline the main conceptual contributions of theoretical philosophy
· is able to identify philosophical topics and problems in philosophical and non-philosophical contexts;
· can approach general issues by adopting the appropriate methodological perspectives and discuss the arguments of various authors making use of an adequate lexicon.
· can consistently support her /his claims with arguments
Course syllabus and organization

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Lesson period
First semester
Unita' didattica A
M-FIL/01 - THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
M-FIL/01 - THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
M-FIL/01 - THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours