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HISTORY OF ITALIAN PHILOSOPHY

CODE 86813
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
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 be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10.15-11.45 am.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The Towers and Ruins. Irrationalism, Skepticism and Tragicism in the contemporary Italian philosophy

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Giuseppe Rensi, La filosofia dell’assurdo, Nota di Renato Chiarenza, IV ed., Adelphi, Milano 2009.

    Pier Paolo Pasolini, Petrolio, nuova ed., a cura di Maria Careri e Walter Siti, Garzanti, Milano 2022.

    For students not attending, also

    Massimo 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

    Monday 13 February 2023.

    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
    16/12/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    27/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/02/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    12/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    09/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    23/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    07/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    21/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale