THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY

Academic year
2016/2017 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
FILOSOFIA TEORETICA II
Course code
FT0276 (AF:227578 AR:120278)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6 out of 12 of THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
M-FIL/01
Period
2nd Term
Course year
2
The course aims at presenting the main themes and problems of philosophy, with particular connection to the theoretical dimension of philosophical experience. The course promotes the ability to adequately interpret classical issues and protagonists of philosophical thought, to understand the conceptual basis of philosophical inquiry, and to apply its outcomes to actual problems of life.
No prerequisites.
Knowledge and Wisdom. Part two. Knowledge, theory and philosophical life in the current age. Towards a philosophical interpretation of the present time.
Title: "The practice of truth".
A)
One text freely chosen by the student.


B)
“Pro-posizioni filosofiche. Antologia tematica del pensiero filosofico”, edited by L.V.Tarca and Th. Masini (being printed). Second Part: From Modern to Contemporary philosophy.

C)
L. V. Tarca, “Verità della negazione. Saggi 2005-2015” (being printed). Six essays freely chosen by the student.

L. V. Tarca, “Differenza, positivo e negativo. L’esperienza filosofica”, (being printed). Second Part.

oral
The exam is oral. It is about the student's ability to understand philosophical texts and to 'dialogue' with Philosophers and themes the course deals with.
Head-on lectures and, if needed, experimental didactic activities.

Open Seminar of Practical Philosophy "Starting from the classics", in collaboration with young scholars.
Italian
Students are warmly recommended to attend lectures. Those who cannot attend are invited to get through to the professor during office hours.
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