73377 - FILOSOFIA DEL PAESAGGIO E DELL'AMBIENTE

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

Aesthetics of Landscape. Geography and history of art and literature. Philosophy of the environment.

At the end of the course the student can reach a good philosophical preparation regarding the different ideas of landscape and its relationship with science and humanities.

Course contents

The ideas of landscape and environment.

Readings/Bibliography

G. Simmel, Filosofia del paesaggio, Armando Editore, Roma 2006.

H.D. Thoreau, Walden. Una vita nei boschi, varie edizioni.

Pagine scelte, indicate dal docente, sulla nozione di ambiente.

Bondi R. e La Vergata A., Natura, il Mulno, Bologna 2015; le parti: Bellezza, armonia equilibrio, capitolo sesto pp 149-163, e Ambiente e sfruttamento, capitolo nono, pp 209-232.

R. Milani Il paesaggio è un'avventura, Milano 2005 or

R.Bodei, Paesaggi sublimi: Gli uomini davanti alla natura selvaggia, Bompiani 2008

The professor provide some pages on the concept "ambiente" during the class .

Other books or articles can be suggested by the professor during the class

Teaching methods

Reading of philosophical, litterary, and art-historical texts. Phenomenological analysis and hermeneutic approach

Assessment methods

Test.

Final score based on ../30 (18 is considered the minimum to pass the exam).

Inscription to the exam on Almaesami website.

Teaching tools

Course, books and movies.

Office hours

See the website of Raffaele Milani