MORAL PHILOSOPHY (UNIT A)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course has been designed to develop the following skills:
1. comprehension of the stated meaning of the concepts covered;
2. comprehension of the circumscribed meaning of the questions;
3. ability to answer appropriately using correct philosophical vocabulary;
4. comprehension of meaning of the text; ability to analyse and synthesise;
5. ability to follow the type of philosophical argumentation utilised;
6. ability to establish links and connections between the various works presented;
7. ability to place issues in a historical-philosophical context.
Knowledge of History of Philosophy of the Twentieth-Century, if possible.
Course contents summary
1. The Pre-eminence of the Langage in philosophical Culture of the Twentieth-Century:
1.1:Historical Antecedents in the Philisophy of the Nineteenth-Century: Schleiermacher, Dilthey, Nietzsche.
1.2: Linguist Turn and the Analityc Philosophy.
2. Sens, Meaning, Reference: an Introduction to the clarification of these concepts.
3. Understanding and Interpretation: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Gadamer, Ricoeur.
L. Perissinotto, Le vie dell'interpretazione nella filosofia contemporanea, Bari, Laterza, 2002.
Gadamer, Linguaggio, a cura di Di Cesare D., Bari, Laterza, 2005.
Gadamer, Verità e metodo, Milano, Bompiani, 1983.
Heidegger, In cammino verso il linguaggio, Milano, Mursia, 1973.
Ricoeur, Filosofia e Linguaggio, a cura di D. Jervolini, Milano, Guerini e Associati, 1994.
Further Instructions in the Course.
Lectures; individual tutorials in the event of particular learning problem.
Intermediate Test in the Course.