M-FIL/01 - 6 CFU - 2° Semester

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Learning Objectives

Philosophical productions and processes of civilization in modern and contemporary Europe: interactions and conflicts.

Detailed Course Content

History and violence. The conceptualization of violence and its main infiltrations in European history between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Textbook Information

1. G. Sorel, Reflections on Violence, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon (UK) 2016.

2. F. Nietzsche, The Genealogy of Moral, Dover Publication, NYC 2003.

3. M. Heidegger, Introduction to Metaphysics, Yale University Press, NYC 2014.

4. W. Benjamin, Towards the Critique of Violence, Bloomsbury Publishing, Londra 2017.

5. A. Orsucci, La Genealogia della morale di Nietzsche. Introduzione alla lettura, Carocci, Roma 2001.


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