a decent general knowledge and an interest in the subject
Final oral examination
Direct acquaintance with one or more classical works of the philosophical tradition. Comprehension and contextualization of each work in its theoretical and historical dimensions. Development of ability to analyze and critically understand philosophical texts, and in particular to identify and evaluate argumentations, through guided reading and discussion of the work/s, or by individual study of the work/s.
Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals and Discourse ethics
Immanuel Kant, Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals
Jürgen Habermas, Erläuterungen zur Diskursethik
Jürgen Habermas, Moralbewußtsein und kommunikatives Handeln
Taught lectures; readings of key texts