Theories of Experience (2014/2015)

Course code
4S003309
Name of lecturer
Mario Lombardo
Coordinator
Mario Lombardo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-FIL/01 - THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA dal Feb 23, 2015 al Apr 19, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims at letting the students acquire the aptitude to philosophical evaluation on theories of emotions in general, on erotic aptitude in particular.

Syllabus

Theories of sentimental experience. The erotic disposition, Love and Death.

Main Text:
Martha C. Nussbaum, Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions, Cambridge Univ. Press 2001; tr. it. L’intelligenza delle emozioni, Il Mulino, 2012.

A book, at choise, among:
- Martha Nussbaum, The Therapy of Desire, Princeton Univ. Press 1996; tr.it. Terapia del desiderio. Teoria e pratica nell'epoca ellenistica. Milano, Vita e Pensiero, 1998.Di questo libro i capitoli sullo Stoicismo, dal cap. nono al tredicesimo.
- Martha Nussbaum, Creating Capabilities. The Human Development Approach, The Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press, 2011; tr. it. Creare capacità, Il Mulino, 2012.
- Marcel Proust, Il tempo ritrovato, BUR, 2009.
- Jean-Luc Marion, Il fenomeno erotico, Cantagalli, 2007.
- Georges Bataille, L’erotismo, ES, 2009.
- Umberto Curi, Miti d’amore, Filosofia dell’eros, Bompiani, 2009.
- Denis de Rougemont, L’amore e l’Occidente, BUR, 1998.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination upon a written text on subjects treated in the course and agreed with the professor.