PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE A

Filosofia PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE A

0312500036
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
EQF6
PHILOSOPHY
2022/2023

YEAR OF COURSE 2
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2021
SPRING SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
ExamDate
APPELLO FEBBRAIO15/02/2023 - 09:30
APPELLO MAGGIO24/05/2023 - 09:30
APPELLO GIUGNO21/06/2023 - 09:30
APPELLO LUGLIO19/07/2023 - 09:30
APPELLO SETTEMBRE20/09/2023 - 09:30
APPELLO DICEMBRE13/12/2023 - 09:30
Objectives
GENERAL LEARNING OUTCOMES:
THE TEACHING AIMS TO MAKE THE STUDENT ACQUAINTED WITH CRITICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL TOOLS THAT MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR HIM TO EXAMINE, FROM A SPECIFICALLY PHILOSOPHICAL POINT OF VIEW,THE ROLE PLAYED BY LANGUAGE IN RELATION TO OTHER AREAS OF HUMAN EXPERIENCE WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO ITS COMMUNICATIVE FUNCTION.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
AT THE END OF THE LESSONS THE STUDENT
- WILL KNOW IN ITS FUNDAMENTAL THEORETICAL ARTICULATIONS, AND AT LEAST IN PART IN ITS HISTORICAL EVOLUTION, A CENTRAL THEME IN PHILOSOPHICAL-LINGUISTIC REFLECTION
- WILL UNDERSTAND THE LINK THAT UNITES HISTORY AND THEORY IN THE ANALYSIS OF LANGUAGE AND ITS COMMUNICATIVE FUNCTION
THE STUDENT WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO:
- ANALYZE PHILOSOPHICAL-LINGUISTIC TEXTS OF MEDIUM COMPLEXITY.
- DISCUSS THE THEORIES CONTAINED THEREIN.
- APPLY THE LOGICAL-ARGUMENTATIVE TOOLS TO A SPECIFIC OBJECT OF ANALYSIS
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE, USING THE THEORETICAL TOOLS ACQUIRED, TO:
- INDEPENDENTLY ASSESS THE ROLE THAT LANGUAGE PLAYS IN THE REPRESENTATION OF REALITY AND IN THE DETERMINATION OF HUMAN EXPERIENCE
- CRITICALLY INTERPRET THE ROLE THAT LANGUAGE PLAYS IN BOTH THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMMUNICATIVE SPHERE
- USE IT, IN TURN, IN A MORE SUPERVISED MANNER
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO:
- ADEQUATELY COMMUNICATE THE CONTENTS AND KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED BOTH IN FRONT OF SPECIALISTS AND NON-SPECIALISTS
- APPLY THE SPECIFIC THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED IN RELATION TO BOTH THE COGNITIVE AND COMMUNICATIVE FUNCTIONS OF LANGUAGE IN VARIOUS COMMUNICATION CONTEXTS
THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO USE THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS ACQUIRED TO:
- MOVE AUTONOMOUSLY IN SECONDARY AND SPECIALIST LITERATURE
- IDENTIFY THEMATIC AREAS WORTHY OF FURTHER AND MORE SPECIFIC STUDY
Prerequisites
NO PREREQUISITES
Contents
LANGUAGE AND POWER: THE ROLE OF RHETORIC (AESCHYLUS AND GORGIAS): 10 HOURS
POLITICS, TRUTH, OPINION: RHETORIC AND VIOLENCE IN H. ARENDT: 10 HOURS
LANGUAGE AND VIOLENCE IN W. BENJAMIN: 10 HOURS
Teaching Methods
LECTURES
Verification of learning
DURING THE ORAL EXAM, STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO DEMONSTRATE NOT ONLY A GOOD COMMAND OF THE MATERIAL CONTAINED IN THE REFERENCE TEXTS BUT ALSO THE ABILITY TO ARGUE (ALBEIT AT AN ELEMENTARY LEVEL) FOR OR AGAINST THE POSITIONS PRESENTED AND TO APPLY THEIR ARGUMENTATIVE SKILLS IN SOLVING SIMPLE PROBLEMS. THE FINAL JUDGMENT WILL MAINLY TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE STUDENT'S ARGUMENTATIVE SKILLS.
Texts
S. COTTA, DALLA GUERRA ALLA PACE, MORCELLIANA, 2022
G. MIGLIO, GUERRA, PACE, DIRITTO, MORCELLIANA, 2022
OTHER REFERENCES WILL BE GIVEN DURING THE LECTURES.
More Information
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS MUST REQUEST INFORMATION ABOUT TEXTS FOR FINAL EXAMINATION TO THE PROFESSOR
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