PHILOSOPHY AND PRAXIS mod. I
Learning outcomes of the course unit
At the end of the course the student is expected to:
*Elaborate the Hegelian notion of Self-consciousness.
* Understand its practical nature and link this to its theoretical aspects.
* Understand the notion of experience for Hegel.
* Understand the relationship between self-conscious life and social, institutional, historical and political practices.
Course contents summary
Self-conscious Life in Hegel's Thought
The course will address the Hegelian notion of self-consciousness and understand it by dealing with its practical aspects. In fact, self-consciousness is a practical form of life with relevant consequences both in the theoretical and in the ethical-political field.
Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit.
T. Pinkard, Hegel's Phenomenology: The Sociality of Reason.
R. Pippin, Hegel on Self-Consciousness: Desire and Death in the Phenomenology of Spirit.
Assessment methods and criteria