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CODE 65152
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-FIL/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
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 of their main works).

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Presenting the lines of development and the main currents of contemporary philosophy. The more general hiistorical study will be accompained by insights into specific figures of thinkers through the analysis of some of their fundamental texts. Integral reading of one or more classical texts of contemporary thought.

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 Course will take place through Lectures; seminar Reports by students are foreseen.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Contents for students who are taking the 6-CFU course

The Fracture of the Sky. Tragic Visions of the Absolute and Life

Contents for students who are taking the 9-CFU course

The Fracture of the Sky. Tragic Visions of the Absolute and Life

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.

Armando Carlini, Il mito del realismo, a cura e con Introduzione di Paolo De Lucia, Franco Angeli, Milano 2024.

 

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.

Armando Carlini, Il mito del realismo, a cura e con Introduzione di Paolo De Lucia, Franco Angeli, Milano 2024.

Friedrich Nietzsche, Così parlò Zarathustra. Un libro per tutti e per nessuno, Nota Introduttiva di Giorgio Colli, Versione e Appendici di Mazzino Montinari, XXXVI ed., Adelphi, Milano 2017.

For students not attending, also

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

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Tuesday 17 September 2024.

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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

It is recommended that female and male students who have presented a certification of special educational needs at the Sector for Services for the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities and DSA contact the course's responsible professor and the School's Reference Professor (elisabetta.colagrossi@unige.it) to agree on the teaching and exam methods.

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