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Faculty of Political Science
SOCIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Course unit
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
SPL1000485, A.A. 2012/13

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Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
SOCIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
SP1419, Degree course structure A.Y. 2010/11, A.Y. 2012/13
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
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 GIOVANNI FIASCHI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Optional SPS/01 Political Philosophy 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year Student choice
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 65 160.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 04/03/2013
End of activities 15/06/2013
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2010 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites:
Target skills and knowledge:: The course goal consists in making students acquire cultural sensibility, methodological instruments and analytical capability in order to understand the historical meaning, the logical structure and the philosophical implication of the main issues in the present political debate.
Course unit contents: INDIVIDUALITY AND BELONGING: THE SPHERE OF POLITICAL PRAXIS

a) Belonging without individuals
b) The otherwordly belonging
c) Individual's political praxis as dominion
d) The liberty issue between individuality and subjectivity
e) The individual and the collective: democracy issues
Planned learning activities:
Textbooks: Stefano Petrucciani, Modelli di Filosofia Politica. Torino: Einaudi, 2003. pp. 47-51; 61-68; 77-113; 205-229 Cerca nel catalogo
Alain Laurent, Storia dell'individualismo. Bologna: Il Mulino, 1994. pp. 127 Cerca nel catalogo
Crawford B. Macpherson, Libertà e proprietà alle origini del pensiero borghese. Milano: Mondadori, 1973. pp. 33-131; 225-296 Cerca nel catalogo
Teaching methods: The teaching activity consists in curricular lectures, seminars, lectures by Italian and foreign guest professors. At the end of the course an open debate about a relevant issue in the present political debate will be held, in order to test the skills in argumentation acquired by students.
Assessment criteria: Final exam:
oral

The final exam will be carried on as a colloquium concerning the arguments of the course, with special reference to the students' ability in discussing and reasoning.
Further information: Prerequisiti:
La conoscenza della Storia delle Dottrine Politiche è desiderabile, mentre è indispensabile la conoscenza delle linee fondamentali della storia antica, medievale, moderna e contemporanea.