HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY
cod. 04402

Academic year 2021/22
2° year of course - Second semester
Professor
FABBIANELLI Faustino
Academic discipline
Storia della filosofia (M-FIL/06)
Field
Discipline filosofiche, psicologiche, sociologiche e antropologiche
Type of training activity
Basic
60 hours
of face-to-face activities
12 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Learning objectives

By the end of the class the student will be able: 1) to know the groundlines of the philosophical positions under discussion, read some basic texts and learn how to analyze its most important moments (1st Dublin Descriptor); 2) to apply to concrete situations and examples the methodologies and the argumentative techniques developed by the analyzed authors; to reconstruct the genesis of the concepts under discussion (2nd Dublin Descriptor); 3) to critically analyze steps taken from the texts (3rd Descriptor of Dublin); 4) to communicate the coordinates of the philosophical debate examined in the course (4th Descriptor of Dublin); 5) to read a philosophical text highlighting the relevant logical steps (5th Descriptor of Dublin).

Prerequisites

None

Course unit content

Introduction to the contemporary philosophy

Full programme

Introduction to the contemporary philosophy.

Bibliography:

1) I. Kant, Critica della ragion pura: Prefazione alla seconda edizione; Introduzione; Dottrina del metodo, Capitolo 1, Sezione 1, Torino, Utet 1986 (= pp. 39-61, 73-93, 548-566) (or other edition as long as it is complete).

2) G.W.F. Hegel, Fenomenologia dello spirito: Prefazione, Firenze, La Nuova Italia 1996 (or other edition as long as it is complete).

3) B. Croce, Ciò che è vivo e ciò che è morto della filosofia di Hegel, in: Id., Saggio sullo Hegel, Bari, Laterza 1967 (= pp. 1-142) (or other edition as long as it is complete).

4) G. Gentile, Teoria generale dello spirito come atto puro, Firenze, Le Lettere 1987 (or other edition as long as it is complete).

5) G. Gentile, La riforma della dialettica hegeliana, Firenze, Le Lettere 1996, pp. 3-22; 183-262.


The exam can also be taken as a non-attending student. For students who are not attending, it is recommended to have knowledge of a history of philosophy manual. Some texts will be made available to students on the platform Elly.

Bibliography

1) I. Kant, Critica della ragion pura: Prefazione alla seconda edizione; Introduzione; Dottrina del metodo, Capitolo 1, Sezione 1, Torino, Utet 1986 (= pp. 39-61, 73-93, 548-566) (or other edition as long as it is complete).

2) G.W.F. Hegel, Fenomenologia dello spirito: Prefazione, Firenze, La Nuova Italia 1996 (or other edition as long as it is complete).

3) B. Croce, Ciò che è vivo e ciò che è morto della filosofia di Hegel, in: Id., Saggio sullo Hegel, Bari, Laterza 1967 (= pp. 1-142) (or other edition as long as it is complete).

4) G. Gentile, Teoria generale dello spirito come atto puro, Firenze, Le Lettere 1987 (or other edition as long as it is complete).

5) G. Gentile, La riforma della dialettica hegeliana, Firenze, Le Lettere 1996, pp. 3-22; 183-262.

Teaching methods

Lectures. Lecture and analysis of texts. Active interaction between the teacher and the students in form of discussion of particular problems of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

For students of Educational Sciences: Written test with six open questions/oral test, based on the health situation. Oral test for students of Philosophical Studies. Criteria of Evaluation. Less than 18: Insufficient comprehension of the topics, insufficient expository clarity and insufficient competence in the use of the philosophical vocabulary. Threshold for 18: sufficient comprehension of the topics, sufficient expository clarity and sufficient competence in the use of the philosophical vocabulary. Threshold for 24: discrete comprehension of the topics, discrete expository clarity and discrete competence in the use of the philosophical vocabulary. Threshold for 27: good comprehension of the topics, good expository clarity and good competence in the use of the philosophical vocabulary. Threshold for 30: excellent comprehension of the topics, excellent expository clarity and excellent competence in the use of the philosophical vocabulary. Threshold for 30 cum laude: as for 30, plus elements of originality (e.g. critical assessment of the course topics) and/or particularly in-depth analysis of the course topics.

Other information

The exam can also be taken as a non-attending student. For students who are not attending, it is recommended to have knowledge of a history of philosophy manual. Some texts will be made available to students on the platform Elly.