|SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR||M-PED/01|
The course examines the problems concerning about the construction and development of the general foundations of a humanistically established and pedagogical-oriented philosophy.
The course has, as main purposes, the acquisition of critical-problematic knowledges related to the self-formation of the human being
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.
Lessons are conducted in the presence of the teacher and have mainly character of lectures. Within the course, group activities and seminars can be provided.
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.
According to the "Sustainable Development Goals" established by the UN Agenda 2030, the Teaching is specifically committed to the promotion of "Goal 4. To provide quality, equitable and inclusive education and learning opportunities for everyone".
- M. Gennari, La Bildung neoumanistica. Germania e Europa nell’età di Goethe, La Scuola di Pitagora, Napoli, 2023;
- M. Gennari, Filosofia del discorso, Il Melangolo, Genova, 2018;
- E.R. Curtius, Lo spirito tedesco in pericolo, I libri di Emil, Bologna, 2018.
For non-attending Students, the texts for the exam are the same.
Office hours: Students reception is weekly. Prof. Giancarla Sola receives Students at the Department of Scienze della Formazione (DISFOR – Genoa, Corso A. Podestà, 2) – 3C7 Room –. At the beginning of each semester will be provided – both here and on the AulaWeb page – the overall details regarding the reception. Students can contact the Teacher writing a mail to giancarla.sola[at]unige.it or by calling – during office hours – the following phone number: 010 20953820. The Teacher is also available for online meetings, through Microsoft Teams program. In this case, it is necessary to call the Teacher during office hours to arrange an appointment. Through the following link, it is possible to find the dates, times and any NOTICES OF CHANGE relating to office hours: NEXT DATES AND TIMES OF THE STUDENTS OFFICE HOURS.
GIANCARLA SOLA (President)
Exam is written. The written exam is finalized to verify acquired knowledge by the Students and their critical capabilities in the elaboration of the learned contents.
Evaluation criteria: relevance of contents, argumentation of acquired knowledge, logical coherence, language properties, critical-problematic ability.
The exams take place at the Department of Scienze della Formazione (Genoa, Corso A. Podestà, 2). The classroom, assigned by the office, will be indicated both on the University portal "Easyacademy" and on the screens at the entrance to the Department, on the day of the exam.
The written exam, lasting 60 minutes, is organized into a small number of open questions. During the course of the examination, students can consult books in the program. Students have to attend the exam with the program of the current academic year in, even if they are enrolled in previous academic years. In the case of insufficient results, students will have to attend the exam again in the same manner.
Examination procedures are the same also for non-attending students.
Any change in the usual teaching activities (classes and office hours) will be reported in the AulaWeb page of the Course. On the AulaWeb page, all the information relating to the organization and carrying out of the course activities will be detailed.
Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are recommended to contact the professor at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam methods which, according to the course’s objectives, consider the modalities individual learning and set suitable compensatory tools.
Students from abroad are invited to contact the teacher in order to clarify and agree on the aspects relating to the didactic organization, preparation and methods of conducting the exams.