Political Philosophy

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
January 2021
Lead instructor: Giulia Bistagnino
The course focuses on some of the main questions and issues of contemporary political philosophy. It aims at providing students with, on one hand, an understanding of the basic methodological and meta-theoretical questions concerning the normative character of political philosophy, its research design and pursuit. On the other, the course is meant to offer an overview of some substantive topics crucial in contemporary debates, in order to show and explain the specific import of political philosophy, its main ideas, frameworks, and paradigms, with a specific attention on problem of distributive justice.
Mandatory for students of the PhD programs in Political Studies
Assessment methods
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date.

  • As an exception, for courses starting in October 2021, until 29 October 2021.

Subsequent course enrolment deadlines are as follows:

  • 25 October 2021 for courses starting in November 2021
  • 25 November 2021 for courses starting in December 2021.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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