cod. 1004607

Academic year 2013/14
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Storia delle dottrine politiche (SPS/02)
Istituzioni di filosofia
Type of training activity
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

- Acquire a deep knowledge of the origins and the historical development of the western political thought both in ancient and modern times;
- This class will help the students to understand the main themes and authors of the western political thought in relation to the historical contexts.
- Pupils are expected to be able to analyze and interpret past and present national and international political scenarios.
- Students are supposed to elaborate an independent critical textual analysis, and to associate different authors and their political thoughts.
- By analyzing the main authors’ thoughts, students will be able to elaborate clearly and correctly synthetic ideas on the main questions related to modern and contemporary politics.


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Course unit content

The course will study in depth some of the main concepts in the ancient, modern and contemporary western political thought, by the study of the most significant authors.

Full programme

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Teaching methods

Frontal Lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral Examination

Other information

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