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A.A. 2018/2019

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Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Sem. 1A Sep 24, 2018 Nov 10, 2018
Sem. 1B Nov 19, 2018 Jan 12, 2019
Sem. 2A Feb 18, 2019 Mar 30, 2019
Sem. 2B Apr 8, 2019 Jun 1, 2019
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione Invernale Jan 14, 2019 Feb 16, 2019
Sessione Estiva (Gli esami sono sospesi durante la Sessione di laurea) Jun 3, 2019 Jul 27, 2019
Sessione Autunnale Aug 26, 2019 Sep 21, 2019
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione Estiva Jul 8, 2019 Jul 13, 2019
Sessione Autunnale Nov 4, 2019 Nov 9, 2019
Sessione Invernale Mar 30, 2020 Apr 4, 2020
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2018 Nov 1, 2018
Festa dell’Immacolata Dec 8, 2018 Dec 8, 2018
Vacanze di Natale Dec 22, 2018 Jan 6, 2019
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 19, 2019 Apr 23, 2019
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2019 Apr 25, 2019
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Festa del Santo Patrono - S. Zeno May 21, 2019 May 21, 2019
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2019 Jun 2, 2019
Vacanze Estive Aug 12, 2019 Aug 17, 2019

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Bonazzi Matteo

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Macor Laura Anna

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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
12
A
(M-FIL/03)
Foreign language (CB Test) to be chosen between English, French, German, Spanish, Russian language
6
E
-
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module to be chosen among the following
1 module to be chosen among the following
3 modules to be chosen among the following
6
B
(M-FIL/04)
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
3 modules to be chosen among the following
6
B
(M-FIL/01)
1 module to be chosen among the following
12
B
(M-FIL/03)
Final exam
6
E
-

1° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
12
A
(M-FIL/03)
Foreign language (CB Test) to be chosen between English, French, German, Spanish, Russian language
6
E
-

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module to be chosen among the following
1 module to be chosen among the following
3 modules to be chosen among the following
6
B
(M-FIL/04)

3° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
3 modules to be chosen among the following
6
B
(M-FIL/01)
1 module to be chosen among the following
12
B
(M-FIL/03)
Final exam
6
E
-
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°2 modules to be chosen among the following
12
A
(M-STO/04)
12
A
(M-STO/02)
12
A
(L-ANT/02)
12
A
(L-FIL-LET/02)
12
A
(L-FIL-LET/04)
12
A
(M-STO/01)
12
A
(L-ANT/03)
Between the years: 2°- 3°3 modules to be chosen among the following
6
C
(M-PED/03)
6
C
(M-PSI/01)
6
C
(M-STO/05)
Between the years: 1°- 2°- 3°

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Teaching code

4S01363

Coordinatore

Laura Anna Macor

Credits

6

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

M-FIL/06 - HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY

Language

Italian

Period

Sem. 1B dal Nov 19, 2018 al Jan 12, 2019.

Learning outcomes

The course aims to develop a trajectory based on a direct study of texts with a view to enabling the critical understanding of a crucial topic for early-modern philosophy. The interweaving of conceptual analysis, historical reconstruction and close examination of single texts should in fact enable students to develop complex philosophical competences.

The anticipated learning objectives are as follows:

Knowledge:
1) Knowledge and understanding of early-modern philosophical contexts;
2) Knowledge and understanding of some of the most representative texts of early-modern philosophy;
3) Knowledge and understanding of the lexicon of early-modern philosophy.

-Skills:
1) Applying acquired knowledge and understanding to the critical reading of and commentary on early-modern philosophical texts, possibly in the original or at least with some reference to it, wherein particular attention will be paid to the history of the editions of the same text;
2) Applying acquired knowledge and understanding to the analysis of crucial concepts for early-modern philosophy;
3) Making autonomous judgments and engaging in independent reasoning;
4) Developing communication skills in the following areas: participating in guided discussions, explaining ideas and defending these through argument, and possibly delivering short presentations in class;
5) Enacting autonomous learning skills through the development of an appropriate methodology of study, historical reconstruction and interpretation of texts.

Program

-Prerequisites:
The linguistic considerations of the classes do not presuppose knowledge of German; all necessary information for a full understanding of the concepts and key words arising during the course will be provided in the teaching.



-Course Content:
“The Vocation of Man” (1748 [1st ed.]-1794 [11th ed.]) by Johann Joachim Spalding. History of the Text and Introduction to the Concept.

The course will centre on the examination of the text "The Vocation of Man" by Johann Joachim Spalding (1714-1804), which was a veritable bestseller of the German Enlightenment, being republished by the author in eleven revised and expanded editions (1748 [1st ed.]-1794 [11th ed.]), not to mention a number of clandestine reprints and translations. Spalding is to be credited with introducing into the German lexicon the concept of “vocation of man” (Bestimmung des Menschen), which was to have enormous success and would be appropriated by Kant and Fichte, among others. Spalding’s text first appeared during the Enlightenment, being updated for the last time in the Kantian era, and the relevant modifications, which affected terminology as well, enable us to follow the development of German thought in an epoch marked by radical turns.

The course will consist of three parts:

1) Introduction to Johann Joachim Spalding and the concept of “vocation of man”: historical, cultural and theoretical context;
2) Examination and commentary on the first edition of "The Vocation of Man" (1748): genesis, argument and lexicon;
3) Examination and commentary on subsequent editions of "The Vocation of Man" (1748 [2nd ed.]-1794 [11th ed.]) and their comparison: additions, cuts, variations and terminological updating.



-Teaching Methods:
The course will successively involve lectures, discussions guided by the professor and short papers given by students. Students’ presentations can be designed as an introduction to the text examination and class discussion, or as appropriate further enquiries. Possible themes for papers will be offered in class, but students are equally invited to make their own pertinent suggestions: indeed, the ability to identify and explore new perspectives relating to the subject of the course represents a further, important step in the process of acquiring the anticipated skills. Presentations are not mandatory, though strongly recommended in order to demonstrate attainment of both knowledge and skills outlined in the Learning Objectives.



-Mandatory Reading*:

1) J. J. Spalding, La vocazione dell’uomo, ed. by L. Balbiani and G. Landolfi Petrone, Bompiani, Milano 2011;

2) Learning materials distributed in class and/or published on e-learning;

3) G. Landolfi Petrone, «Una certezza che scaturisce dalla ricerca». Spalding e la Bestimmung des Menschen nel dibattito del Settecento, in J. J. Spalding, La vocazione dell’uomo, ed. by L. Balbiani and G. Landolfi Petrone, Bompiani, Milano 2011, pp. 5-69;

4) L. Balbiani, Una morale della ragione. Introspezione e argomentazione nella Bestimmung des Menschen di J. J. Spalding, in J. J. Spalding, La vocazione dell’uomo, ed. by L. Balbiani and G. Landolfi Petrone, Bompiani, Milano 2011, pp. 71-106.



-Learning Materials:
Additional learning materials, which will form part of the mandatory reading, will be distributed during the class and/or published on e-learning.

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
J. J. Spalding La vocazione dell'uomo Bompiani 2011

Examination Methods

Oral exam + optional presentation in class.

The exam aims to assess the attainment of the course’s twofold learning objectives (knowledge/understanding and skills), and this will be addressed as follows: 1) reading of and commenting on a passage taken from the first edition of "The Vocation of Man": students will have to contextualize the passage within the work and examine it, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the philosophical arguments and the lexicon used; 2) comparison of two or more different editions of "The Vocation of Man": students will have to comment on the modifications introduced by the author in relevant passages, and demonstrate understanding of the reasons underlying these modifications and the process of terminological updating put into practice in order to correspond to the theoretical turns then underway; 3) discussion of the meaning of the concept of “vocation of man”.
Each part of the exam has equal weighting, i.e., a third of the final mark. Students who have presented an optional short paper will be exempt from the part of the exam corresponding to the nature of the work already done. The paper’s assessment will contribute a third of the final total.
No distinction will be made between attending and non-attending students. However, non-attending students are requested to contact the professor in order to receive the additional learning materials distributed in class.

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theses proposals Research area
Capitalismo e tecnica Cultures and Cultural Production: Literature, philology, cultural studies, anthropology, study of the arts, philosophy - Ethics; social and political philosophy
Heidegger, Severino, e il nichilismo Cultures and Cultural Production: Literature, philology, cultural studies, anthropology, study of the arts, philosophy - Ethics; social and political philosophy
Capitalismo e tecnica Cultures and Cultural Production: Literature, philology, cultural studies, anthropology, study of the arts, philosophy - History of philosophy
Heidegger, Severino, e il nichilismo Cultures and Cultural Production: Literature, philology, cultural studies, anthropology, study of the arts, philosophy - History of philosophy
Capitalismo e tecnica Cultures and Cultural Production: Literature, philology, cultural studies, anthropology, study of the arts, philosophy - Metaphysics, philosophical anthropology; aesthetics
Cinema e sacrificio Cultures and Cultural Production: Literature, philology, cultural studies, anthropology, study of the arts, philosophy - Metaphysics, philosophical anthropology; aesthetics
Heidegger, Severino, e il nichilismo Cultures and Cultural Production: Literature, philology, cultural studies, anthropology, study of the arts, philosophy - Metaphysics, philosophical anthropology; aesthetics
Cinema e sacrificio HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Heidegger e la questione della tecnica HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Identità e differenza nel "Commento al Sofista" di Martin Heidegger HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Il lavoro come valore: uno sguardo inattuale (Nietzsche e Günther Anders) HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Il linguaggio nelle opere di Samuel Beckett HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Il problema del divenire nel pensiero di Emanuele Severino HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Il tema dell'autenticità in "Essere e tempo" HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
La stanchezza dell'Occidente nel pensiero di Friedrich Nietzsche HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
L'esperienza della relazione tra territorio e città HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Libertà e nichilismo nel pensiero di Emanuele Severino HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Nietzsche e il pensiero marxista della liberazione HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - 19th AND 20th CENTURIES
Il trascendentale nella "Critica della ragion pura" HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - FROM RENAISSANCE TO ENLIGHTENMENT
La felicità in Agostino HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - MIDDLE AGES
La povertà in Bonaventura da Bagnoregio HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - MIDDLE AGES
Origene teologo della salvezza HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - MIDDLE AGES
L'Uomo universale. La realizzazione dell'umano in René Guénon HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY - NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
Cinema e sacrificio PHILOSOPHY - ETHICS
Il potere della seduzione PHILOSOPHY - ETHICS
Libertà e necessità nel pensiero di Emanuele Severino Philosophy - METAPHYSICS AND ONTOLOGY
Cinema e sacrificio Philosophy - PHILOSOPHY OF ART
L'esperienza della relazione tra territorio e città PHILOSOPHY - SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Libertà e liberalismo PHILOSOPHY - SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
Anoressia e consumismo Various topics
Ascesi e mistica in Plotino Various topics
Autismo e caring Various topics
Consolazione della filosofia: Platone e Boezio Various topics
Ecologia e responsabilità in Hans Jonas Various topics
Etica della cura e "principio responsabilità" Various topics
I colori e le emozioni dei bambini Various topics
Il Dio negativo nel pensiero filosofico Various topics
La metafora del monte nel pensiero medievale Various topics
Le radici etiche dell'attuale crisi finanziaria Various topics
Medicina narrativa e autismo Various topics
Prendersi cura del mobbing Various topics
Sacro e comunicazione in Georges Bataille Various topics
Taoismo, non-azione, politica. Il "Tao tê Ching", Machiavelli, Nietzsche Various topics

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