cod. 12926

Academic year 2021/22
1° year of course - First semester
- Pierfrancesco FIORATO - Guido SEDDONE
Academic discipline
Filosofia teoretica (M-FIL/01)
Istituzioni di filosofia
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

Direct acquaintance with one or more works of the philosophical tradition. Comprehension and contextualization of each work in its theoretical and historical dimensions. Development of ability to analyze and critically understand philosophical texts, and in particular to identify and evaluate argumentations, through guided reading and discussion of the work/s, or by individual study of the work/s.


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Course unit content

The relationship between revelation and tradition in Gershom Scholem's religious anarchism

Full programme

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G. Scholem, On Jonah and the Concept of Justice

G. Scholem, Offener Brief an den Verfasser der Schrift Jüdischer Glaube an dieser Zeit

G. Scholem, Revelation and Tradition as Religious Categories in Judaism

G. Scholem, Reflections on the Possibility of Mysticism in our Time

G. Scholem, Reflections on Jewish Theology

The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem 1932-1940

Stéphane Mosès, Gershom Scholem's Reading of Kafka: Literary Criticism and Kabbalah

Teaching methods

Taught lectures; readings of key texts

Assessment methods and criteria

Final oral examination

Other information

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