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degree courses
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School of Economics and Political Science
POLITICAL SCIENCES, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, HUMAN RIGHTS
Course unit
PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
SPL1001324, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

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. 2018/19
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
Department of reference Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/spgi/course/view.php?idnumber=2018-SP1421-000ZZ-2017-SPL1001324-N0
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 FRANCO TODESCAN
Other lecturers COSTANZA CISCATO SPS/02

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines IUS/20 Philosophy of Law 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second 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 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of ancient, medieval and modern history.
Target skills and knowledge: Expected knowledge of the topics proposed in the program, the acquisition of vocabulary mastery and the ability to use the fundamental categories of the specific discipline.
Examination methods: The final exam will be oral.
For foreign students the exam can be taken in English.
Assessment criteria: The final exam will be aimed to verify an understanding of the program, the acquisition of specific vocabulary and argumentation skills.
Course unit contents: The course is an introduction to the knowledge of the main legal tendencies and the most significant authors to reflect on law in historical and philosophical perspective.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Front lessons supported by the reading of texts by various authors, in which we aim for active participation of students.il possible, some seminars and conferences will be organized on specific topics of the course.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Attending students will be given photocopies that constitute material of the exam program.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Franco Todescan, Compendio di storia della filosofia del diritto. Padova: Wolters Kluwer - Cedam, 2013. seconda edizione Cerca nel catalogo
  • Samuel Pufendorf, Il diritto della natura e delle genti, Libro II, a cura di N. Bobbio e F. Todescan, Introduzione di C. Ciscato. Padova: Wolters Kluwer - Cedam, 2018. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Case study
  • Story telling
  • Peer feedback
  • Learning journal

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions