1.Knowledge and language: the problem of meaning, significance and types of control criteria, concepts and definitions - 2. Norms and values: the prescriptive language, the naturalistic fallacy, the performative language, the evaluation function, the values, the criterion dell'avalutatività - 3. Political philosophy: the classical conception, practical philosophy and conceptual analysis, the distinction between political philosophy, political theory and ideology - 4. The concept of politics: the ambit, the presupposition, the means and the end-5. The strength and its specifications: power, authority and violence 6. Consent and its implications: the concepts of political obligation, legitimacy and citizenship - 7. The purpose of the authority: the concepts of political order, general interest, nation, freedom, justice - 8. The notions of state and political system, the systemic analysis of policy and patterns of authority - 9. Democracy: the greek model, the model of Rousseau, "digression" on the political representation and the political class, conceptions procedural, liberal democracy, democracy "minimum" and its critics, the value of democracy - 10. Global and multicultural societies: the notion of globalization and the ideology of globalism, the ideology of multiculturalism and relativism - 11. The Age of Rights: Human Rights and the rights of citizens, the problem of the foundation and the protection of universal rights.