INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
|Anno accademico||2019/2020 Programmi anni precedenti|
|Titolo corso in inglese||INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY|
|Codice insegnamento||LT9004 (AF:302489 AR:166694)|
|Crediti formativi universitari||12|
|Settore scientifico disciplinare||M-FIL/06|
|Spazio Moodle||Link allo spazio del corso|
a) demonstrate knowledge of important philosophical terms as metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, logic, rationalism, empiricism, idealism, dualism, reductionism, determinism;
b) demonstrate knowledge of the views of the philosophers studied;
c) articulate how these views are created in response to general philosophical problems and/or to the views of other philosophers;
d) read, summarize and interpret the views of philosophers as expressed in philosophical texts;
e) identify the philosophical questions presented by the movies considered;
f) think more critically and argument more clearly.
J. Perry, M. Bratman, J. M. Fischer (eds.), Introduction to Philosophy. Classical and Contemporary Readings, Oxford University Press, 2016 (excerpts)
R. Descartes, Meditations on First philosophy (suggested edition ed. by J. Cottingham, Cambridge University Press).
D. Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (suggested edition Oxford University Press)
A selection of other texts will be given during the classes and will be present on the moodle of the class.
Students with different abilities and / or with specific learning disorders following this course are invited to report to the teacher (and to the specific office email@example.com) any need to optimize the preparation for the exam.