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HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY

CODE 65152
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 9 credits during the 2nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-FIL/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Philosophy)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course will introduce the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy, from a perspective that reflects the speculative posture of the Professor. General introduction will be complemented by in-depth study of major figures in contemporary philosophy (through the analysis of one or more of their main works).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Getting acquainted with the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy. After an historical introduction, students will focus on specific philosophers, through the analysis of some of their works. Reading one or more classics of contemporary philosophy.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students will know the main features and currents of contemporary philosophy; they will develop their criticism and their original, independent point of view.

PREREQUISITES

Knowledge of the fundamental cultural categories that have substantiated the Western civilization and the Western thought is required.

TEACHING METHODS

The Lessons will be held in Classroom P (Via Balbi, 4), on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 am.

 

The Code to participate in distance Lessons (Team "Storia della Filosofia Contemporanea Prof. De Lucia") is: ac2j346

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

Unsuspected Ferocity of Things. Chapters of the Tragic in the contemporary horizon

Contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

Unsuspected Ferocity of Things. Chapters of the Tragic in the contemporary horizon

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For students who are taking the 6-CFU course

E. Berti - F. Volpi, Storia della filosofia dall’antichità a oggi (Edizione compatta), vol. II, L’età contemporanea, VII ed., Laterza, Roma-Bari 2014.

Reading: Francesco Fistetti, Il Novecento nello specchio delle filosofie. Linguaggi, immagini del mondo, paradigmi, II ed., De Agostini Scuola, Novara 2021.

Paolo De Lucia, La valle dell’ombra. Percorsi del tragico nella filosofia italiana del Novecento, Marsilio, Venezia 2016.

 

For students not attending, also

S. Giametta, Introduzione a Nietzsche opera per opera, II ed., Garzanti, Milano 2017.

 

For students who are taking the 9-CFU course

E. Berti - F. Volpi, Storia della filosofia dall’antichità a oggi (Edizione compatta), vol. II, L’età contemporanea, VII ed., Laterza, Roma-Bari 2014.

Reading: Francesco Fistetti, Il Novecento nello specchio delle filosofie. Linguaggi, immagini del mondo, paradigmi, II ed., De Agostini Scuola, Novara 2021.

Paolo De Lucia, La valle dell’ombra. Percorsi del tragico nella filosofia italiana del Novecento, Marsilio, Venezia 2016.

Friedrich Nietzsche, Al di là del bene e del male, XXX ed., Nota Introduttiva di Giorgio Colli, Versione di Ferruccio Masini, Adelphi, Milano 2019.

For students not attending, also

S. Giametta, Introduzione a Nietzsche opera per opera, II ed., Garzanti, Milano 2017.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PAOLO DE LUCIA (President)

LETTERIO MAURO

OSCAR MEO (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Tuesday, 28th September 2021.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral Exam.

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