Insegnamento mutuato da: B005392 - STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA Corso di Laurea in LETTERE Curriculum LETTERE ANTICHE
Contenuto del corso
The course is meant to provide students with a sufficient level of knowledge on key aspects of the philosophical, theological, ethical and political context characterizing the process of social transformation. Students are called to achieve adequate acquaintance both with philosophical language as well as with historical development.
(1) N. Machiavelli, Il Principe; Discorsi sopra la prima Deca di Tito Livio i seguenti capitoli: I, proemio, 11-12, 27; II, proemio, 1-2, 29; III, 1, 9, 43-44
(2) E. Cutinelli-Rendina, Introduzione a Niccolò Machiavelli, Laterza, Roma-Bari
(3) Lettura dei capitoli 1-4, 13, 15 del manuale C. Vasoli (a cura di), Le filosofie del Rinascimento, Milano, Mondadori, 2002
Knowledge: the course intends to provide students with an adequate knowledge of the basic concepts of history of philosophy. Competence: students are taught to comprehend texts and to sharpen their capacities of analysis and interpretation by comparing different historical contexts. Applying knowledge: students should become familiar both with philosophical language and as well as with valuable bibliographic resources, crucial for going in depth into the key topics of history of philosophy.
no prerequisites set
Face-to-face lessons with moderated discussions, exercises on selected texts, potential preparation of short papers.
The course may also be attended by students of the laurea triennale Lingue, letterature e studi interculturali (B026393 Storia della filosofia, mutuazione)
Modalità di verifica apprendimento
During the oral examination students will capitalise on the basic concepts of history of philosophy acquired by attending the course; they will apply their ability to analyze texts, to compare different historical contexts and to use a proper terminology.
Programma del corso
The course aims at examining the philosophical premises of Machiavelli's political theory, by putting it into relation with the discussion on both medieval as well as contemporary anthropology and ethics.