Philosophy and human sciences

Dottorati
Doctoral programme (PhD)
A.Y. 2020/2021
Study area
Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Doctoral programme (PhD)
3
Years
Dipartimento di Filosofia "Piero Martinetti" - Via Festa del Perdono, 7 - Milano
Italian
PhD Coordinator
The doctoral programme in Philosophy and Human Sciences is a brand new higher education programme which integrates the skills required for theoretical and experimental research in disciplines such as anthropology, geography, linguistics, psychology and cognitive science, social science, art theory and criticism with the findings of philosophical research, both theoretical and historical. The programme makes use of the multidisciplinary skills of the Board of Lecturers and aims to provide extensive knowledge in specific sectors of basic and applied research. It promotes innovative and cutting-edge research in areas requiring the ability to master theories, methods and techniques from various fields. In particular, the programme aims to provide students with a solid philosophical and scientific grounding in one of the following research areas: (i) History of philosophical and scientific thought (ii) Ethics and political thought (iii) Image theory and phenomenology of experience (iv) Logic and theory of languages (v) Philosophy of mind and cognitive science (vi) Anthropology and territory.
Tutte le classi di laurea magistrale - All classes of master's degrees
Dipartimento di Filosofia "Piero Martinetti" - Via Festa del Perdono, 7 - Milano
Title Professor(s)
Contemporary Philosophy (1): Phenomenology; Existentialism; Hermeneutics
Contemporary Philosophy (2): Pragmatism and Philosophy of Practices; Genealogy
Contemporary Philosophy (3): Metaphysics
Theories of language (1): Language and Metaphysics; Semantic Theories of Language
Theories of language (2): Glottology; Comparative Linguistics; Comparative Morphosyntax
Aesthetics (1): Image theories and Visual Culture; Media Studies; Cultural Studies; virtual and augmented reality.
B. Carnevali
Aesthetics (2): Performance Studies; Philosophy and Literature; Rhetoric; Neuroaesthetics
B. Carnevali
Aesthetics (3): History of Aesthetics: Philosophical Concepts of Aesthetic Nature; Aesthetics in Premodern Philosophy
Ethics and Politics (1): Contemporary Theories of Recognition and Justice; Identities (Gender) Theories
B. Carnevali
Ethics and Politics (2): Animal Studies
Ethics and Politics (3): International Politics and Regional Integrations; History of International Relations
Ethics and Politics (4): History of Modern Political Thought; Democracy; Public Opinion; Politics and Psychology; Medieval Models of Political and Economical Sovereignty
Ethics and Politics (5): Foundations of ethics; Contemporary value theory; Philosophy of history; political philosophy (liberalism and communitarianism); philosophical anthropology
B. Carnevali
History of Philosophy (1): Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic and Post-Hellenistic Philosophy
History of Philosophy (2): The Platonic Tradition from Antiquity to German Idealism; The Aristotelian Tradition from Antiquity to the Modern Age
History of Philosophy (3): Censorship and Libertas Philosophandi from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment
History of Philosophy (4): Good life, virtue, and happiness from Antiquity to the Enlightenment
History of Philosophy (5): History of Ethics from the 17th to the 20th Century
History of Philosophy (6): Epistemology, Ethics and Politics in Ancient and Modern Thought
History of Philosophy (7): Epistemology and ontology in Contemporary Thought
History of Philosophy (8): Kant and German Classical Philosophy
History of Philosophy (9): Metaphysics and Philosophy of Nature from Antiquity to the Modern Age
History and Philosophy of the Sciences
Anthropology (1): Material Culture, Media and Symbolic Representations
Anthropology (2): anthropology of science and indigenous epistemologies
Anthropology (3): mobility, solidarity, cooperation, humanitarianism and social identities
Anthropology (4): anthropology of nature; culture and environment; relationship between humans and non-humans.
Geography (1): Populations, Migrations and Borders; Geopolitics; Political Borders; Cultural Borders
Geography (2): Climatic changes; Environmental geo-history; landscape evolution; socio-environmental conflicts
Pedagogy; Didactics and special pedagogy: Didactics, Educational technology, Media Education, inclusive education

Courses list

January
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Issues of research methodology in humanities and social sciences 3 15 English
February
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Academic presentations: from organization to delivery 2 12 English
PIS - Performing Identities Seminar The Statue
2 10 Italian
Plato's and Anassagora's ontologies: Forms, objects and the relation od participation
4 20 Italian
March
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Language, Interaction and Technology
3 15 English
April
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Leibniz: Platonic Inheritance and the Ontological Argument
2 10 English
May
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Epistemology and methodology in anthropological research 2 10 Italian
June
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Designing a research project in philosophy: strategies and challenges 3 15 Italian
Introduction to data science for the humanities 3 15 Italian
November
Courses or activities Professor(s) ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Feminist and queer philosophical perspectives
2 14 Italian
Filmology and Media-Archaeology: approaches and methods 4 20 Italian
Philosophy and/as/of Literature 2 10 Italian
Philosophy in German: words, concepts, tools and methods 2 10 Italian
Reading group on Nicomachean Ethics
4 20 Italian

Enrollment

Places available: 6

Call for applications

Please refer to the call for admission test dates and contents, and how to register.

Application for admission: from 08/07/2020 to 14/09/2020

Application for matriculation: from 12/10/2020 to 16/10/2020

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Attachments and documents

Qualifications assessment

Evaluation results

Attachment 1