Anno accademico 2017/2018
Codice attività didattica
Prof. Tiziana Andina (Titolare del corso)
Corso di studio
laurea magistrale in Filosofia
1° anno, 2° anno
SSD attività didattica
M-FIL/01 - filosofia teoretica
The course is intended for all students at the Laurea Magistrale (MA) level. The aim is to acquire a knowledge of the topics and themes discussed in class. The instructor’s focus will be on the following skills: understanding, reasoning, contextualizing, and processing
Risultati dell'apprendimento attesi
The evaluation will be based on a final written test followed by an oral discussion. The exam will be centered on the understanding of key notions and theses and on a critical analysis of the main themes developed during the course. The instructor will assess students’ argumentative abilities and the depth of the theoretical understanding.
Students will have to demonstrate:
The course aims to investigate the latest philosophical research in relation to theories describing the genesis and the structure of social reality.
The course will offers a discussion of some of the most classical theories concerning the social ontology (Vico, Hobbes, Rousseau, Reinach) and its political implications. The more recent theories (Gilbert, Guala, Ferraris, Searle) will be presented and discussed in the second part of the course, along with their central concepts (i.e, intention, collective intention, intentionality, social objects, documentality, documents, generations). This will offer the occasion for facing some very central questions crossing social ontology, ethics and political philosophy as well (i.e. the concept of justice, justice between generations, and transgenerationality).
Modalità di insegnamento
Lectures. The evaluation will be based on a final written test followed by an oral discussion.
Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento
To meet the course requirements the students will have to show the ability to present and analyze the topics developed at class; a good mastery of the scientific lexicon; the ability to identify connections and relations of interdependence among the notions and the theses studied during the course. The final grade is based on a scale of thirty.
Testi consigliati e bibliografia
Tiziana Andina, An Ontology for Social Reality, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016
One text between:
Gianbattista Vico, The New Science, Penguin Classics
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract, Penguin Classics
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan, Penguin Classics
One text between:
Maurizio Ferraris, Documentality: Why It Is Necessary to Leave Traces, New York, Fordham University Press, 2012
Margaret Gilbert, Living Together, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1996
Grancesco Guala, Understanding Institutions, The MIT Press, 2016
John Searle, The Construction of Social Reality, Free Press, 1997
The registration to the course is mandatory
01/09/2017 alle ore 09:00
30/04/2018 alle ore 01:00