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Faculty of Political Science
SOCIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Course unit
PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
SPL1000604, 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 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
Teaching method frontal

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

Calendar
Start of activities 24/09/2012
End of activities 26/01/2013
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2010 course timetable

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Syllabus
Prerequisites: None
Target skills and knowledge:: Basic philosophical language learning. Knowledge of Philosophy of Social Science's key themes
Course unit contents: Reason and experience in the 1600s and 1700s philosophical debate. Philosophy and Socio-historical Sciences in the 19th and 20th centuries. Sorel's social Philosophy.
Planned learning activities: Reason and experience in the 1600s and 1700s philosophical debate (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
G. Sorel, Riflessioni sulla violenza, in: (a cura di R. Vivarelli) Scritti politici. Torino: Utet, 1963. solo: Lettera a Daniel Halévy; capp. I, IV; Appendice I; pp.75-114, 127-148, 201-239, 367-396 (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