cod. 09035

Academic year 2012/13
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Storia della filosofia medievale (M-FIL/08)
Discipline filosofiche
Type of training activity
36 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
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course unit
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Learning objectives

The course is addressed to students who have no specific expertise in the field of Medieval Philosophy. The goal of the course is to acquaint students with the most important philosophical and theological topics and figures of the Middle Ages, and to furnish them with the necessary tools in order to obtain a general knowledge of both the history and the historiography of Medieval Philosophy.


None, except for a general knowledge of the History of Philosophy and of the History of Ancient Philosophy in particular.

Course unit content

Introduction to philosophy and theology in the Middle Ages. From Augustine to William of Ockham.

Full programme

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1) M. Bettetini-L. Bianchi-C. Marmo-P. Porro (eds.), "Filosofia medievale", Raffaello Cortina, Milano 2004.

2) G. D’Onofrio, "Storia del pensiero medievale", Città Nuova, Roma 2011.

Teaching methods

Oral lessons and seminars

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination at the end of the course; written paper during the course.

Other information

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