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PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

CODE 67420
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 9922 PEDAGOGY, EDUCATIONAL PLANNING AND RESEARCH (LM-85) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PED/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (PEDAGOGY, EDUCATIONAL PLANNING AND RESEARCH )
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course is focused on the structural questions of Philosophy of Human Formation, underlying the critical-problematic relations between self-formation of human being and thought

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has, as main purposes, the acquisition of critical-problematic knowledges related to the self-formation of the human being

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The acquisition of appropriate knowledges and abilities in the process of comprehension regarding the critical-problematical aspects related to Philosophy of human formation is revolved to improve the skills to understand, interpret and deal with the problems associated with the self-formation. This allows to structure a heuristic logic able to grasp the relationships between the theoretical dimension and practical aspects related to the philosophy of human formation, then to realize autonomous understanding paths useful to address the various problems emerging from the philosophical interpretation of human formation.

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures are conducted in presence of the Professor and they are, predominantly, frontal. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The program of the course will consist, mainly, in the following contents: the identity of Philosophy of human formation; identity and difference between General Pedagogy, Philosophy of education, Philosophy of formation; the structural questions of the Philosophy of the human being; forms of humanism and nihilism; theories of ideas, theories of knowledge and theory of culture.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- G. Sola, La formazione originaria. Paideia, humanitas, perfectio, dignitas hominis, Bildung, Bompiani, Milano, 2016;
- Walahfrid von Reichenau, Hortulus. Coltura e cultura del giardino, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2017;
- M. Gennari (ed.), Neuhumanismus. Pedagogie e culture del Neoumanesimo tedesco tra Settecento e Ottocento,
  Il Melangolo, Genova, 2017;
- K. Kraus, La terza notte di Valpurga, Edizioni Clichy, Firenze, 2016;
- R. Gary, Educazione europea, Neri Pozza, Vicenza, 2006.

For non-attending students, the texts for the exam are the same.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIO GENNARI (President)

ANNA KAISER

GIANCARLA SOLA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Lectures are conducted in presence of the Professor and they are, predominantly, frontal. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.

LESSONS START

February 21st 2018.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

It is written.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The written exam is finalized to verify the acquired knowledge by the students and their critical capabilities in the elaboration of the learned contents. In order to this, the exam, lasting 45 minutes, is structured into a small number of open questions. During the time of the exam, students can consult the texts in the program. Students have to attend the exam with the program of the current academic year, even if they are enrolled in previous academic years.
If the exam is “not passed”, the students will have to attend the exam again in the same manner.

For non-attending students, the exam procedures are the same.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/01/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
31/01/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/02/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
23/05/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/06/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
20/06/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
04/07/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
05/09/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto
19/09/2018 11:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Any change in the usual teaching activities (classes and office hours) will be reported within the “Avvisi dai Docenti” section of the "Dipartimento di Scienze della Formazione" internet site.

OTHER INFORMATION
Also in the academic year 201-2018, “The Seminar of General Pedagogy” will continue to be done. For more than ten years, it usually takes place every last Thursday of the month – except for periods of academic holidays –.