By the end of the course, the Student of History of Culture and Values will have:
1. understood the fundamental traits of moral-philosophy of Adam Smith, Friedrich Nietzsche and Max Scheler, with particular attention for the role played by feeling in moral-evaluation;
2. mastered the philosophical lexicon. Theoretical and historical-philosophical attention will be payed to the following terms: feeling, emotion, value, evaluation, sympathy, empathy, valence. He/she will improve his/her ability to orientate him/herself within the history of ideas in order to clearly grasp which philosophical terms are compatible with the contemporary debate (Damasio);
3. developed the capacity to take a stance on the philosophical issues discussed in class;
4. developed the ability to argue for the supported thesis considering the historical-philosophical context;
5. read and understood autonomously the works of the treated authors.