Course teached as: B029289 - STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA MODERNA 3-years First Cycle Degree (DM 270/04) in PHILOSOPHY
The course aims to introduce students to the understanding of philosophical problems related to the changing society. Students will have to acquire an adequate mastery of the philosophical vocabulary and full awareness of the historical development of the topics dealt with. Particular attention will be devoted to "Faith and Knowledge", the work of Jena in which Hegel, has developed a form of dialectical reason capable of taking on the historical task of nihilism.
G.W.F. Hegel, Faith and Knowledge or the Reflective Philosophy of Subjectivity in the complete range of its forms as Kantian, Jacobian, and Fichtean Philosophy, in Id., First critical writings, ed. by R. Bodei, Mursia, Milan 1971, pp. 123-161
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.
Traditional classes (face-to-face lessons) with moderated discussions.
Title of the cpurse: "Subjectivity and Nihilism in Hegel's Faith and Knowledge"
Type of Assessment
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.
The course examines "Faith and Knowledge", the work of Jena in which Hegel, through a comparison with the philosophies of subjectivity of Kant, Jacobi, and Fichte, has developed a form of dialectical reason capable of taking on the historical task of nihilism.