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Faculty of Political Science
POLITICAL SCIENCES, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS
Course unit
PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
SPL1000604, A.A. 2011/12

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
POLITICAL SCIENCES, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS
SP1421, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2011/12
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge DANIELA ANDREATTA

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SPL1000604 PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES DANIELA ANDREATTA SP1422

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Optional SPS/01 Political Philosophy 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year Student choice

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 45 105.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2011
End of activities 28/01/2012
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: None
Target skills and knowledge:: Basic philosophical language learning. Knowledge of Philosophy of Social Science's key themes
Course unit contents: The issue of the Method in the 17th and 18th centuries. Philosophy and Socio-historical Sciences in the 19th and 20th centuries. Sorel's social Philosophy.
Planned learning activities: The issue of the Method in 17th and 18th centuries (Bacon, Galileo Galilei, Descartes, Newton, Hume, Kant). Philosophy and Socio-historical Sciences in the 19th and 20th centuries (Positivism: Comte, Mill, Durkheim; German Historicism: Dilthey; Weber). Sorel's social Philosophy: myth and utopia (Reflections on violence)
Textbooks: E. Campelli, Da un luogo comune. Introduzione alla metodologia delle scienze sociali. Roma: Carocci, 2009. solo pp. 29-96; 101-117; 169-180;195-224 Cerca nel catalogo
G. Sorel, Considerazioni sulla violenza. Roma-Bari: Laterza, 1974. solo: Introduzione. Lettera a Daniel Halévy; capp. I, IV; Appendice I; pp. 53-90, 101-123, 173-210, 333-361(fotocopie al centro copie della biblioteca Cerca nel catalogo
a cura di M. Calloni, A. Ferrara, S. Petrucciani, Pensare la società. L'idea di una filosofia sociale. Roma: Carocci, 2001. solo cap. II, pp. 41-61 (fotocopie al centro copie della biblioteca)
Teaching methods: Frontal lecture
Assessment criteria: Oral exam
Further information: Gli studenti del V. O. (DM 509) porteranno il programma del 2008