Academic year
2019/2020 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
FT0145 (AF:318203 AR:168956)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6 out of 12 of ONTOLOGY
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
2nd Term
Course year
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The course of Ontology, of theoretical field, deals with the reasons and questions related to the elaboration of the doctrine on being evoked by classical thought, in view of the outcomes on the ontological front aroused by modern and contemporary philosophical reflection. The course privileges the analytical work on texts, the exhibition of the argumentative strategies and the clarification of the speculative terms devised by the thinkers who have measured themselves with the question around being.
A general knowledge of the issues and fundamental problems of ontology, in relation to the nodal points of the Western philosophical tradition and its developments in the contemporary debate;

General knowledge and understanding of some important classic texts of Western ontology;

Knowledge of the fundamental argumentative strategies on theoretical dimension of philosophical experience, with particular attention to the lexicon, categories and definitions of different speculative survey areas;

Ability to deal with a philosophical text, emphasizing the theoretical approach;

Ability to analyze, understand and argue the reasons underlying philosophical issues, including in relation to the consequences of a practical nature;
Basic knowledge of the history of philosophy
Ontology of becoming. Hegel and Parmenides

1) Being and Thought
2) Being and beginning
3) Being and existence
4) The genesis of the world
5) Creation
G. W. F. HEGEL, Scienza della logica, trad. it. di A. Moni, Roma-Bari, Laterza (BUL) 1981 (e ristampe), Prefazioni, Introduzione, I libro, Sez. I, Cap. I
G. W. F. HEGEL, Lezioni sulla storia della filosofia, a cura di R. Bortoli, Roma-Bari, Laterza 2009, cap. "Gli eleati"

M. CINGOLI, La qualità nella Scienza della logica di Hegel. Commento al Libro I, Sezione I, Guerini e Associati, MIlano 1997, pp. 13-151
A. CAVARERO, L’interpretazione hegeliana di Parmenide, Verifiche, Trento 1984
L. RUGGIU, L’interpretazione hegeliana di Parmenide, in G. Movia (a cura di), Hegel e i preplatonici, Cagliari, AV 2000, pp. 47-107

P. LANDI, Hegel e la figura dell'essere parmenideo, "Giornale di metafisica", 2006, pp. 263-292
L. LUGARINI, Orizzonti hegeliani di comprensione dell'essere. Rileggendo la Scienza della logica, Guerini e Associati, Milano 1998, pp. 143-177
For the examination, the student will have to demonstrate to:

1) knowing how to introduce and contextualize the themes of the course from the theoretical and historical-philosophical point of view;
2) learn the terminology, the basic concepts and the theoretical points covered during the course;
3) being able to reconstruct the development of the texts, highlighting points / steps nodal and argument ways.
Introduction, reading and analysis of texts
The examination syllabus will be specified.
Students who do not attend lessons are required to agree the program with the teacher.
This programme is provisional and there could still be changes in its contents.
Last update of the programme: 05/11/2019