Final oral examination
Direct acquaintance with one or more classical works of the philosophical tradition. Comprehension and contextualization of each classical 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.
On Humanity in Dark Times: The challenge of the Holocaust
Günther Anders, Wir Eichmannsöhne. Offener Brief an Klaus Eichmann. C. H. Beck, München 1964, 1988
Zygmunt Bauman, Modernity and The Holocaust, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y. 1989, Chapter 7: “ Towards a Sociological Theory of Morality”
Taught lectures; readings of key texts