M-FIL/03 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

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Learning Objectives

To provide a critical knowledge of some fundamental issues regarding moral philosophy, within the context of modern thought and explored according to the relationship between science and faith, political and moral.

Course Structure

Lectures accompanied by analysis of readings and discussion of topics listed in the syllabus. Tutorials on a selection of topics.

Detailed Course Content

Human condition and human behavior with particular focus to the relationship between science and faith in Blaise Pascal.

Textbook Information

B. Pascal, Le provinciali, in Opere complete (French and Latin parallel text), Milano, Bompiani, 2020, pp. 961-990; 1032-1167; 1204-1221.


Idem, Opuscoli, in Opere complete, cit., pp. 1523-1526; 1529-1551; 1579-1587; 1591-1615; 1633-1639; 1643-1655; 1659-1664; 1667-1675.


Idem, Scritti sulla grazia, in Opere complete, cit., pp. 1679-1687.


Idem, Pensieri, in Opere complete, cit., pp. 2233-2252; 2278-2652.


M. V. Romeo, Pascal. Una politica cristiana, Roma, Studium, 2021, 150 p.


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All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.

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