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School of Economics and Political Science
EUROPEAN STUDIES
Course unit
POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY (ADVANCED)
SPO2042971, A.A. 2014/15

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2013/14

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
EUROPEAN STUDIES
SP1866, Degree course structure A.Y. 2013/14, A.Y. 2014/15
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Degree course track CULTURA POLITICA NELLA SOCIETÀ GLOBALE [003PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY (ADVANCED)
Department of reference Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can 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
Core courses SPS/01 Political Philosophy 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
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 22/09/2014
End of activities 24/01/2015
Show course schedule 2018/19 Reg.2013 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: An appropriate knowledge of the history of political thought is required, as well as competencies in ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary history, in accordance with the due qualification of a first level graduate.
Target skills and knowledge: The course goal consists in making students acquire skills in philosophical and political argumentation about the main issues in philosophical-political contemporary literature, in order to understand in depth the historical meaning of these issues and to gain their own opinion about them
Examination methods: Final exam:
oral

The final exam will be carried on as a colloquium concerning the arguments of the course and the students papers, with special reference to the students' ability in discussing and reasoning.

Not attending students will have to study additional texts, indicated in the reference bibliography.
Assessment criteria: Final exam:
oral

The final exam will be carried on as a colloquium concerning the arguments of the course and the students papers, with special reference to the students' ability in discussing and reasoning.

Not attending students will have to study additional texts, indicated in the reference bibliography.
Course unit contents: POLITICAL TIMES, TIME POLITICS
a- Political relationships and time dimensions
b- "To number in the soul": temporality and politics before individuals
c- The time of the world and the time of eternity: the political experience of "believers"
d- The coming secular: religion and politics
e- Giving order to the time: progress and revolution
f- The time of modernity and its crisis
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: POLITICAL TIMES, TIME POLITICS

Required skills
An appropriate knowledge of the history of political thought is required, as well as competencies in ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary history, in accordance with the due qualification of a first level graduate.

Teaching activities
a- Political relationships and time dimensions
b- "To number in the soul": temporality and politics before individuals
c- The time of the world and the time of eternity: the political experience of "believers"
d- The coming secular: religion and politics
e- Giving order to the time: progress and revolution
f- The time of modernity and its crisis


Reference texts:

Notes form the lectures

Reference bibliography:
a) ARISTOTELE, Politica, libro I (1252a-1260b) e libro V (1301a- 1316b), Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1993 e ss., pp. 3-29, 153-199.
b) N. MACHIAVELLI, Discorsi sopra la prima deca di Tito Livio, Einaudi, Torino, 1983, pp. 211-250
c) T. MORO, L’Utopia, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1993 (o succ.), pp. 11-61
d) T. HOBBES, Il Leviatano, cap. 31-44, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1989, pp. 268-487
e) J.-J. ROUSSEAU, Discorso sull’origine e i fondamenti dell’ineguaglianza fra gli uomini, Editori Riuniti, Roma, 1968 (e succ.), pp. 87-216
f)I. KANT, Il conflitto delle Facoltà. II sezione, in Scritti di storia, politica e diritto, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1995, pp. 223-239
g) K. MARX, Tesi ad Feuerbach, in K. Marx-F. Engels, Opere Scelte, Editori Riuniti,Roma, 1966, pp.187-190
-Critica del Programma di Gotha, Samonà e Savelli, Roma, 1968.
g)M. Weber, La scienza come professione. La politica come professione, Einaudi, Torino, 2004, pp. 47-121.
c) C. Schmitt, Le categorie del “politico”, ed. Il Mulino, Bologna, 1972 (e succ.), pp. 101-137, 211-244.

Not attending students will have to study in addiction:
a) G. FIASCHI, Hobbes e il tempo della politica, in AA.VV., Thomas Hobbes e la fondazione della politica moderna, Giuffrè, Milano, 1999, pp. 617-648.
b) G. FIASCHI, Il ‘rivestimento visibile’ e la temporalità dell'azione. Dalle narrazioni di appartenenza a Franz Fanon. In: F. MONCERI (ed.) Percorsi del sé. Identità, diversità, multiculturalismo, ETS, PISA, 2011, pp. 27- 59
Additional notes about suggested reading: • ARISTOTELE,, Politica, libro I (1252a-1260b) e libro V (1301a- 1316b),. Roma-Bari: Laterza, 1993.
• N. MACHIAVELLI, Discorsi sopra la prima deca di Tito Livio, Einaudi, Torino, 1983, pp. 211-250,
• T. MORO, L’Utopia, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1993 (o succ.), pp. 11-61,
• T. HOBBES, Il Leviatano, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1989, cap. 31-44, pp. 268-487
• J.-J. ROUSSEAU, Discorso sull’origine e i fondamenti dell’ineguaglianza fra gli uomini, Roma: Editori Riuniti, 1968. pp. 87-216
. I. KANT, Il conflitto delle Facoltà. II sezione, in Scritti di storia, politica e diritto, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 1995, pp. 223-239
• K. MARX - F. ENGELS, Opere Scelte, Editori Riuniti,Roma, 1966, pp.187-190
. K. MARX, Critica del Programma di Gotha, Samonà e Savelli, Roma, 1968.
. M. WEBER, La scienza come professione. La politica come professione, Einaudi, Torino, 2004, pp. 47-121.
. C. SCHMITT, Le categorie del “politico”, ed. Il Mulino, Bologna, 1972 (e succ.), pp. 101-137, 211-244.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Machiavelli, Discorsi sulla prima deca di Tito Livio. Torino: Einaudi, 1983. Cerca nel catalogo
  • T. Moro, L'Utopia. Roma-Bari: Laterza, 1993. Cerca nel catalogo
  • T. HOBBES, Il Leviatano. Roma-Bari: Laterza, 1989. Cerca nel catalogo
  • J.J. ROUSSEAU, Discorso sull'origine e i fondamenti della diseguaglianza fra gli uomini. Roma: Editori Riuniti, 1968. Cerca nel catalogo
  • I. KANT, Scritti di storia, politica e diritto. Roma-Bari: Laterza, --. Cerca nel catalogo
  • K. MAR - F. ENGELS, Opere Scelte. Editori Riuniti: Roma, 1966. Cerca nel catalogo
  • M. WEBER, La scienza come professione. La politica come professione. Torino: Einaudi, 2004. Cerca nel catalogo
  • C. SCHMITT, Le categorie del “politico”. Bologna: Il Mulino, 1972. Cerca nel catalogo
  • ARISTOTELE, Politica. Roma-Bari: Laterza, 1993. Cerca nel catalogo