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HISTORY OF ITALIAN PHILOSOPHY

CODE 86813
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-FIL/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Philosophical Methods)
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