HISTORY OF POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2013/2014
YEAR OF STUDY: 2
SEMESTER: Second semester
NUMBER OF CREDITS: 6
CONTACT HOURS: 30
INDIVIDUAL WORK HOURS: 90
In-depth knowledge and understanding of political philosophy, its relation to historical contexts, and its application to contemporary debates. Ability to discuss in an argumentative form the subject-matters proposed in the lessons and to critically compare different interpretations of the assigned texts. Development of communicative and learning skills, and of the ability to make autonomous judgments on political-philosophical matters. Ability to compose a written work in argumentative form on the course themes.
Knowledge of the fundamental concepts and the principal writers in the history of political philosophy.
Subject and subjection. The course will deal with the problem of the constitution of subjectivity in its relation to social and political power
The bibliography will be assigned during the course
The examination will will consist of a brief argumentative written work on course subjects and assigned texts, as arranged with the professor.