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
The problem of the Understanding in Heidegger's Being and Time.
Reading of the text with reference to the following concepts:
Phenomenology and Hermeneutic; Trascendental Self and Dasein; the Structure " qua-hermeneutic", "qua-apophantic" ; the Categories and the Existential; the understanding: methodological and ontological level; Thrut and Dasein.
M. Heidegger, Essere e tempo, tr. it. di P. Chiodi, Torino, Utet ( ora Longanesi)
O. Poggeler, Heidegger e la filosofia ermeneutica, tr. it, Napoli, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, 1994.
R. Lazzari, Ontologia della fatticità. Prospettive sul giovane Heidegger (Husserl, Dilthey, Natorp, Lask), Milano, Angeli, 2002.
Heidegger e la fenomenologia dell'esistenza, "Discipline filosofiche", IX, 2, 1999.
Guida ad Heidegger, a cura di F. Volpi, Roma-Bari, Laterza, 1997.
Further Instructions in the Course.
Lectures; individual tutorials in the event of particular learning problem.
Intermediate Test in the Course.