History of contemporary philosophy

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
M-FIL/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to provide the students with substantial basic knowledge of the vocabulary, the notions and the main claims of prominent writers in philosophy from the 18th to the 20th century through the close examination of their texts and related debates.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding

At the end of the course, the student
- knows the fundamental aspects of the history of contemporary philosophy
- has gained has a secure knowledge of the texts under scrutiny and their philosophical substance,
- understands the transformations of concepts and argumentative forms over time, and the various interpretations of the texts under scrutiny,
- has a proficient knowledge of the resources and methodological tools of the historical-philosophical research.


Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
At the end of the study path, the graduate
- Can apply the knowledge that s/he has acquired in reading a philosophical text,
- Can apply the knowledge that s/he has acquired in framing authors, texts and debates in their philosophical context,
- Can apply the understanding of concepts and argumentative forms to the analysis of problems and to the discussion of competing views,
Can apply the methodological cognitions s/he has gained and the bibliographical resources in writing a short scientific paper on topics from the history of philosophy
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Unita' didattica A
M-FIL/06 - HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
M-FIL/06 - HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
M-FIL/06 - HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Office hours are provided via Microsoft Teams
The teacher can be contacted for remote reception via institutional email