HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY A

Filosofia HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY A

0312500169
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
EQF6
PHILOSOPHY
2021/2022

YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
SPRING SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
Objectives

OVERALL OBJECTIVE

THE COURSE HAS THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENTS WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE WESTERN PHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT BETWEEN XVII AND XVIII CENTURY.


KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

THE STUDENT WILL:
- KNOW THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF THE WESTERN PHILOSOPHICAL THOUGHT BETWEEN XVII AND XVIII CENTURY, WITH PECULIAR FOCUS ON THE MAIN AUTHORS OF THE TIME
- KNOW THE BASIS OF THE WESTERN HISTORIOGRAPHICAL DEBATE ABOUT THIS SPECULATIVE PERIOD
- KNOW THE ‘CLASSIC’ PHILOSOPHICAL WORKS OF THIS TIME, THROUGH FULL OR ANTHOLOGICAL READING
- KNOW THE MATTER’S SPECIFIC METHODOLOGIES IN THEIR LINKS WITH THE ONES OF MODERN HISTORY, LATIN LANGUAGE, PHIYSCS ETC.



ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

THE STUDENT WILL:
- SITUATE THE MAIN AUTHORS OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY IN THEIR PECULIAR HISTORICAL, POLITICAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT
- LINK THE COMPETENCIES OF PHILOSOPHICAL, HISTORICAL AND LINGUISTIC FIELDS FOR A BETTER COMPREHENSION OF THE COURSE’S THEMES
- USE THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF THE SPECIFIC PHILOSOPHICAL VOCABULARY OF THE TIME
- INDEPENDENTLY DEVELOP, THANKS TO THE DEBATE WITH TEACHER AND OTHER STUDENTS, THE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO THE ISSUES OF THE COURSE


AUTONOMY OF JUDGMENT

THE STUDENT WILL:
- IDENTIFY PRIORITIES AND RELEVANT ISSUES WITHIN GENERAL THEMES
- EXPRESS AUTONOMOUS JUDGMENTS ON AUTHORS AND THEMES STUDIED, IN PARTICULAR REGARDING THE RELATION BETWEEN THEOLOGY AND METAPHYSICS, AUTORITHY AND LIBERTY DURING THE MODERN AGE
- MAKE AN EPISTEMOLOGICAL EVALUATION ABOUT THE POSSIBLE USE OF THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGES AND OF THEIR METHODOLOGIES IN THE CONTEMPORARY CONTEST
- OBSERVE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE THOUGHT OF THE MODERN AGE AND THE ONES OF THE PREVIOUS AND FURTHER AGES


COMMUNICATION SKILLS

THE STUDENT WILL:
- COMMUNICATE THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, BOTH IN SPECIALIZED AND DIDACTIC FORM, ALSO WITH THE HELP OF INFORMATICS EQUIPMENT
- SHOW SUITABLE ABILITIES IN THE READING AND EXPLANATION OF TEXTS AND IN THE COMMUNICATIVE RELATION
- SHOW AND EXPLAIN, THROUGH WRITTEN TEXTS OR COMPUTER MATERIALS, THE RESULTS OF ITS OWN RESEARCHES AND EVALUATIONS
- BE SKILLED IN TEAM WORKS


LEARNING ABILITIES

THE STUDENT WILL:
- AUTONOMOUSLY USE THE TRADITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHIC RESOURCES AND THE NEW ONLINE DATABASES
- ACQUIRE KNOWLEDGES USEFUL TO CONTINUE THE STUDIES AND TO CONTEXTUALIZE LEARNING CONTENTS OF THE OTHER CHRONOLOGICAL PHASES OF PHILOSOPHY’S HISTORY
- SHOW EXPRESSIVE AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS IN THE FIELD OF WRITTEN PRODUCTION
- CONTINUOUSLY UPDATE HIS KNOWLEDGES, USING THE SPECIFIC SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE
Prerequisites
NO REQUIREMENT TO ATTEND THE COURSE.
Contents
THIS BASIC COURSE WILL INTRODUCE THE FUNDAMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE OCCIDENTAL THINKING BETWEEN XVII AND XVIII CENTURIES, FOCUSING ON THE MORE IMPORTANT PHILOSOPHERS OF THE TIME.
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE CONSIDERS LECTURES WITH THE TEACHER, WHO WILL ALSO PROVIDE PHOTOCOPIES CONTAINING PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS OF THE MORE IMPORTANT MODERN PHILOSOPHERS.
Verification of learning
THE ORAL EXAM WILL VERIFY THE COMPETENCIES OF THE STUDENTS AND THEIR CAPABILITY TO USE THE SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGES ON MODERN PHILOSOPHY. DURING THE EXAM THE TEACHER WILL EVALUATE THE ABILITY TO CLEARLY EXPOSE THE ACQUAINTED METHODOLOGICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGES.
Texts
STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA OCCIDENTALE 3 - DALLA RIVOLUZIONE SCIENTIFICA ALL'ILLUMINISMO, A CURA DI G. CAMBIANO - L. FONNESU - M. MORI, IL MULINO 2014 (THE TEACHER WILL PROVIDE DURING THE COURSE FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STUDY OF THIS BOOK).
THE TEACHER WILL ALSO PROVIDE PHOTOCOPIES ON KANT'S PHILOSOPHY AND OF THE MAIN AUTHORS OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY.
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