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CODE 86813
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
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

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 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; themes and problems will be covered in constant dialogue with other fields of knowledge. The student will have to acquire the ability to evaluate meaning of Italian philosophical tradition in the context of European thought.

PREREQUISITES

Knowledge and passion are required for the Italian, philosophical and cultural tradition.

TEACHING METHODS

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

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The Swamp of Ghosts. Anti-traditionalism and Weak Thinking in Contemporary Italian Philosophy

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Autori Vari, Il pensiero debole, a cura di Gianni Vattimo e Pier Aldo Rovatti, III ed., Feltrinelli, Milano 2011.

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

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Tuesday 18 February 2025.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The Exam, that will take place in oral form, will focus on the texts in the Program and on the topics covered in Class.

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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