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HISTORY OF ITALIAN PHILOSOPHY

CODE 86813
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8465 METODOLOGIE FILOSOFICHE (LM-78) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-FIL/06
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course presents the evolution of Italian philosophy in the 19th and 20th centuries; it will focus on the most recent philosophers, especially on those who conducted the most original philosophical analysis of existential problems.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Having a systematic knowledge of the evolution of Italian philosophy in the 19th and 20th centuries; being able to explain and support the theory according to which Italian philosophy represents an autonomous, original speculative tradition.

     

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course’s aim is to present the great relevance of contemporary Italian philosophy, especially in relation to themes such as existence and contradiction.

    PREREQUISITES

    Knowledge and passion are required for the Italian, philosophical and cultural tradition.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The Lessons will hopefully be held in person, with the possibility of following remotely via the Teams Platform. In that case, the Access Code will be provided.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The Ecstasies of Evil. Tragicism and Transgression in the contemporary Italian philosophy

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Franco Rella, Figure del male, II ed., Meltemi, Milano 2017.

    Pier Paolo Pasolini, Petrolio, a cura di Silvia De Laude, con una Nota filologica di Aurelio Roncaglia, XIII rist. della II ed., Mondadori, Milano 2014.

    For students not attending, also

    M. Ferrari, Mezzo secolo di filosofia italiana. Dal secondo dopoguerra al nuovo millennio, Il Mulino, Bologna 2016.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    PAOLO DE LUCIA (President)

    LETTERIO MAURO

    OSCAR MEO (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    Tuesday 1 March 2022.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral Examination.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Evaluation of the knowledge component: up to 15/30; Evaluation of the processing capacities: up to 10/30; Evaluation of the communication skills: up to 5/30.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    17/12/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    28/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    11/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    13/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    03/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    17/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    01/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    22/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    16/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale