POLITICAL THEORY AND PHILOSOPHY

Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali POLITICAL THEORY AND PHILOSOPHY

1212100130
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
EQF6
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2022/2023



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
SPRING SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1280LESSONS
Objectives
THE COURSE IS MEANT TO DEVELOP THE ABILITY TO ANALYSE THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF POLITICAL THEORY, PAYING SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CIVIL SOCIETY AND STATE AND THE DIFFERENT FORMS OF GOVERNMENT AND ISTITUTIONAL ORGANIZATION.
Prerequisites
NONE
Contents
THE COURSE WILL MOVE FORWARD IN TWO DIRECTIONS AT THE SAME TIME. ON ONE SIDE THE MAIN THEORIES IN THE FIELD OF POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY WILL BE PRESENTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER. AT THE SAME TIME THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF CONTEMPORARY POLITICS AND THE MAIN DEMOCRATIC AND CIVIC INSTITUTIONS WILL BE ANALYTICALLY SCRUTINIZED.
Teaching Methods
LECTURES AND SEMINARS. STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH THE TEXTBOOKS, BY STUDYING AND DISCUSSING THEM DURING THE COURSE.
Verification of learning
THE TEST WILL CONSIST IN AN ORAL EXAMINATION, AIMED AT VERIFYING STUDENTS' COMPETENCE AND THEIR ABILITY TO MANAGE SPECIFIC SECTOR-BASED KNOWLEDGE. DURING THE EXAM THE CAPACITY TO CLEARLY COMMUNICATE THE ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATIONS WILL ALSO BE EVALUATED. SEMINAR ACTIVITY AND PAPERS WILL BE CONSIDERED AS PART OF THE EXAM AND THEREFORE INFLUENCE THE FINAL EVALUATION.
Texts
GENERALE SECTION:
LEARNING MATERIALS (A SELECTION OF CLASSICAL TEXTS OF POLITICAL THOUGHT: ARISTOTELE, MACHIAVELLI, HOBBES, ROUSSEAU, KANT, RAWLS) WILL BE MADE ACCESSIBLE ON LECTURERS' WEB PAGE BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE COURSE.
SINGLE SUBJECT COURSE: PEACE AND LAW OF PEOPLES.
KANT, I.: "BEANTWORTUNG DER FRAGE: WAS IST AUFKLÄRUNG?"; "ZUM EWIGEN FRIEDEN"; "DER STREIT DER FAKULTÄTEN - ZWEITER ABSCHNITT - ERNEUERTE FRAGE: OB DAS MENSCHLICHE GESCHLECHT IM BESTÄNDIGEN FORTSCHREITEN ZUM BESSEREN SEI?"
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