Studying at the University of Verona

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Academic calendar

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Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Sem. 1A Sep 23, 2019 Oct 31, 2019
Sem. 1B Nov 11, 2019 Jan 11, 2020
Sem. 2A Feb 17, 2020 Mar 28, 2020
Sem. 2B Apr 6, 2020 May 30, 2020
Exam sessions
Session From To
Sessione d'esame invernale Jan 13, 2020 Feb 15, 2020
Sessione d'esame estiva Jun 3, 2020 Jul 25, 2020
Sessione d'esame autunnale Aug 24, 2020 Sep 19, 2020
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione di laurea estiva Jul 6, 2020 Jul 11, 2020
Sessione di laurea autunnale Nov 2, 2020 Nov 6, 2020
Sessione di laurea invernale Apr 7, 2021 Apr 13, 2021
Holidays
Period From To
Festa di Ognissanti Nov 1, 2019 Nov 1, 2019
Chiusura Ateneo Nov 2, 2019 Nov 2, 2019
Festa dell'Immacolata Dec 8, 2019 Dec 8, 2019
Vacanze di Natale Dec 23, 2019 Jan 6, 2020
Vacanze di Pasqua Apr 10, 2020 Apr 14, 2020
Festa della liberazione Apr 25, 2020 Apr 25, 2020
Festa del lavoro May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Sospensione delle lezioni May 2, 2020 May 2, 2020
Festa del Santo Patrono May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020
Sospensione delle lezioni May 22, 2020 May 23, 2020
Festa della Repubblica Jun 2, 2020 Jun 2, 2020
Vacanze estive Aug 10, 2020 Aug 15, 2020

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Academic staff

A B C E F G L M N O P R S T V Z

Badino Massimiliano

massimiliano.badino@univr.it +39 045 802 8459

Beghini Giulia

giulia.beghini_01@univr.it/ giuliabeg@libero.it /

Bernini Lorenzo

lorenzo.bernini@univr.it +39 045 8028687

Bonazzi Matteo

matteo.bonazzi@univr.it 045 8028797

Burro Roberto

roberto.burro@univr.it +39 045 802 8743

Calabrese Evita

evita.calabrese@univr.it

Camurri Renato

renato.camurri@univr.it +39 045 802 8635

Chiurco Carlo

carlo.chiurco@univr.it +390458028159

Ciancio Luca

luca.ciancio@univr.it +39 045802 8122

Cusinato Guido

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Erle Giorgio

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Fornari Giuseppe

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Leoni Federico

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Macor Laura Anna

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Marcolungo Ferdinando Luigi

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Mastrocinque Attilio

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Minozzi Stefano

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Mori Luca

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Napolitano Linda

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Natale Massimo

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Ophaelders Markus Georg

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Panattoni Riccardo

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Piasere Leonardo

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Poggi Davide

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Possenti Ilaria

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Prandi Luisa

luisa.prandi@univr.it +39 045 802 8718

Romagnani Gian Paolo

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Rossi Mariaclara

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Solla Gianluca

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Stavru Alessandro

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Tacconi Giuseppe

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Tommasi Wanda

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Tuppini Tommaso

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Valbusa Federica

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Varanini Gian Maria

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Zamboni Chiara

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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
1 module to be chosen between the following
1 module to be chosen between the following
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
3 modules to be chosen among the following
6
B
M-FIL/01
1 module to be chosen between the following
12
B
M-FIL/03
Final exam
6
E
-

2° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module to be chosen between the following
1 module to be chosen between the following

3° Year

ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
3 modules to be chosen among the following
6
B
M-FIL/01
1 module to be chosen between 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
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: 1°- 2°- 3°
Between the years: 2°- 3°3 modules to be chosen among the following

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Teaching code

4S007314

Credits

12

Coordinatore

Linda Napolitano

Also offered in courses

The teaching is organized as follows:

Modulo ii

Credits

6

Period

Sem. 1B

Academic staff

Carlo Chiurco

Modulo i

Credits

6

Period

Sem. 1A

Academic staff

Linda Napolitano

Learning outcomes

KNOWLEDGE The course provides an overview of the main authors and schools of ancient and medieval philosophy, thus enabling students to reach an in-depth knowledge of the historical development and the concepts of two essential moments of Western thought.

ABILITIES The expected learning outcomes are: the ability to consider philosophical texts of these historical periods within a proper critical perspective, to approach them from viable hermeneutical points of view, and to autonomously assess the contents of the course in a critical way. Students will also develop the capacity to communicate philosophical contents to specialists and non-specialists alike, and the capacity to continue their studies at a higher level.

MODULE 1 The knowledge acquired by students about the main authors, schools and topics of ancient Greek thought will help them to forge a detailed view of the history of Western philosophy and its main conceptions. Students will develop the capacity to correctly put ancient philosophical texts within their historical contexts, to approach them critically and from viable hermeneutical perspectives, and to express themselves in a proper philosophical terminology suited to the context. This will also enable them to compare some specific issues or topics of ancient philosophy with present-days ones.

MODULE 2 The knowledge acquired by students about the main authors, schools and topics of medieval thought will help them to forge a detailed view of the history of Western philosophy and its main conceptions. Students will develop the capacity to correctly put medieval philosophical texts within their historical contexts, to approach them critically and from viable hermeneutical perspectives, and to express themselves in a proper philosophical terminology suited to the context. This will also enable them to compare some specific issues or topics of medieval philosophy with present-days ones.

Program

Course's content: Title: “Words and matters of the Ancient and Mediaeval Philosophy”
The I Module aims at exploring some terminological and conceptual points across the whole ancient philosophy (VI sec. B.C.- VI sec. A.C.).
The II Module will make the same for some terminological and conceptual points of Mediaeval philosophy, from St. Augustin to Occam.
For every subject: the original terms will be indicated and explained, those which contribute to form the traditional philosophical language. The proposals will be examined of the most authoritative ancient thinkers, reading some original texts translated in Italian. Their various theories will be confronted to each other and we are going to look for the influence they may have had on the subsequent philosophical thinking, particularly on the contemporary one.

Books to be studied
a) General Part: E. BERTI-F. VOLPI, Storia della filosofia: dall'antichità ad oggi, Edizione compatta, 2 voll. indivisibili, Roma-Bari 2007 (for this exam from the origins to Occam);
b) Lecture notes (at students' disposal in the photocopies shops “La rapida” and “Ateneo”)
c) Basic text: L.M. NAPOLITANO VALDITARA, Virtù, felicità e piacere nell’etica dei Greci, edizione riveduta e aggiornata, Verona aemme edizioni 2014.
d) Integrations and substitutions: student who cannot attend lessons, or who must substitute the General part will also study: B. CENTRONE, Prima lezione di filosofia antica, Roma-Bari Laterza 2015. Otherwise he must approach the teacher to receive indications on adding texts, whose reading will compensate for lacking attendance: these texts will be agreed for every student, with regard to his previous knowledge, curriculum and interests.
Lessons (audio recording) will be available on the e-learning system.
LESSONS /AUDIO RECORDING (FILE WMA) WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE E-LEARNING SYSTEM AND ARE COMPULSORY PART OF THE EXAM FOR ALL STUDENTS, ATTENDING LESSONS OR NOT (cf. www. e-learning.univr.it).

Bibliography

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Bruno Centrone Prima lezione di filosofia antica (Edizione 1) Laterza 2015
Enrico Berti - Franco Volpi Storia della filosofia: dall'antichità ad oggi (Edizione 1) Laterza 2007
Linda Napolitano Virtù, piacere e felicità nell'etica dei Greci (Edizione 1) Aemme Edizioni Verona 2014
Carlo Chiurco Il pensiero medievale. I grandi temi: ontologia ed etica. Gli autori e le scuole QuiEdit 2019 978-88-6464-471-4 ATTENZIONE: SI USERÀ LA SECONDA EDIZIONE DEL LIBRO, DISPONIBILE A FINE 2019.

Examination Methods

Prerequisites: Surely a previous knowledge of the history of the ancient and mediaeval philosophy allows to work easier within this scientific field: however it is not compulsory. The same can be said as to the ancient Greek and Latin languages. Better, an attention to lexical research and an interest in a critical reading of philosophical texts are very useful.

Teaching Methods: The course will be carried on by frontal lessons, with an introductory presentation of thinkers and philosophical schools, with direct reading of the texts and following discussions. Therefore attendance at classes will be very useful and desirable, though obviously not compulsory.
The same program is valid for the students who cannot attend lessons; nevertheless, they must pay attention to the previous point d (Integrations and substitutions).


Assesments: Some oral questions will be put to the student; he will be invited to read and comment some passages of the original texts already read together during classes. The student may freely choose to write a little paper (5-7 pages) about the subjects discussed during classes and he will send this paper to the teacher a week before the official exam: the text will be discussed together during the exam.

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Attachments

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Cinema e sacrificio 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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