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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 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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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
-
activated in the A.Y. 2019/2020
ModulesCreditsTAFSSD
1 module to be chosen among the following
1 module to be chosen among the following
activated in the A.Y. 2020/2021
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 activated in the A.Y. 2019/2020

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

3° Year activated in the A.Y. 2020/2021

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
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

4S007320

Coordinatore

Carlo Chiurco

Credits

6

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

M-FIL/01 - THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY

Period

Sem. 1B dal Nov 9, 2020 al Jan 9, 2021.

Learning outcomes

Few activities like religion, and the sacred in general, are capable to make the whole of human experience fully significant, and to utterly permeate it. At the end of the course, students will possess an increased knowledge of Western (and, in some cases, also extra-European) philosophical thought and its main conceptual lines, in particular of contemporary philosophical debates on the sacred. The course aims to develop the following skills:
- ability to understand philosophical texts, and to approach them from a proper hermeneutical perspective;
- ability to use an appropriate philosophical terminology;
- ability to autonomously make assessments on the genesis, nature and meaning of the topics analyzed in classes;
- ability to compare peculiar aspects of the thought of the past with themes and / or authors of our time;
- ability to communicate philosophical topics with specialists and non-specialists alike;
- ability to to continue their studies at a MA level.

Program

SUBJECT OF THE COURSE
ANNIHILATION. THE GENESIS AND THE RISE OF AN IDEA
Every living being is potentially immortal, capable as it is to replicate itself indefinitely by substituting its dead cells with new ones. Yet, at a given time, every living being ceases to do so, actually allowing self-annihilation to fatally take over itself. Men have always lived and died, believing death were just a passage; but when Greeks discovered that the meaning of being is an infinite opposition against nothing, they also discovered a new sense of death—as annihilation, and not as a passage anymore. On the Greek sense of being and nothing Plato founds his Republic, just as Augustine builds his theology, according to which God creates everything from pure nothing. Today, in the age of God’s death, technics impose its presence as the capacity to indefinitely manipulate everything. Between these two extremes lays the entire history of Western civilization: God is the first technician, technics is the last god. Provided, of course, that everything has already been said on the meaning of being: if not, this could reopen all games about annihilation as the last word and the fate of everything and everyone.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY
Classes will be held physically and/or, in case of protracted emergency, virtually using the tools provided by the university. They consist of reading and discussing texts of different authors and periods (such activities may also include the usage of slides), and also movie projections. In this way, students may grasp the various conceptions and subjects dealt with during the course, as well as a critically based approach to the texts of the course that takes into account a proper historical and hermeneutical background.
Students who cannot attend classes will follow the same program as outlined above.
Beside reading the course texts, students are required to listen to the audio files of the classes found on the university e-learning website.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Alex Garland Annientamento (film) 2018
Emanuele Severino Essenza del nichilismo Adelphi 1991 Il capitolo "La terra e l'essenza dell'uomo". Va bene qualunque edizione purché Adelphi (quindi non la prima: Paideia, Brescia 1972).
F. Nietzsche La gaia scienza Adelphi 1993 Aforismi scelti. Va bene qualsiasi edizione, purché Adelphi.
Platone La Repubblica (Edizione 16) Laterza 2007 88-420-4544-6 Libro V. Va bene qualunque altra edizione.
Severino, Emanuele Oltre il linguaggio Adelphi 1992
Martin Heidegger Sentieri interrotti 1987 Il capitolo "La sentenza di Nietzsche: 'Dio è morto' ". Va bene qualsiasi edizione (1987, 1994, ecc.).

Examination Methods

The final examination tests is aimed at ascertaining that students meet the course targets as outlined above. It consists of an oral examination that may be held physically and/or, in case of protracted emergency, virtually using the tools provided by the university.

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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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