Advanced Studies in Philosophical Anthropology A

lfilo2180  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Advanced Studies in Philosophical Anthropology A
5 credits
30.0 h
Q1

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
Some instruction in the history of philosophy, especially an acquaintance with phenomenology, and some acquaintance with philosophical anthropology.
Main themes
The theme of the course changes every year. But every year, anthropological questions will be pursued through the works of major authors of contemporary and modern philosophy, and the course will be concerned with examining how they are interpreted today.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

. Upon successful completion of the course the student should be able to :
  • gain comprehensive understanding with regard to a particular problem in philosophical anthropology
  • grasp the interdisciplinary aspects of the problem
  • relate the data associated with the problem to contemporary scientific developments
 
Teaching methods
Lecture course and reading/discussions sessions
Bibliography
  • Hannah Arendt, « Vérité et politique », in La crise de la culture, Paris, Gallimard, 2007 (1961).
  • Sissela Bok, Lying. Moral Choice in Public and Private Life, New York, Vintage, 1999.
  • Jacques Derrida, Histoire du mensonge, Paris, Galilée, 2012.
  • Marcel Detienne, Les maîtres de vérité, Paris, Le livre de Poche, 2006.
  • Maurizio Ferraris, Postvérité et autres énigmes, Paris, PUF, 2019.
  • Michel Foucault, Le Courage de la vérité, Cours au Collège de France, Gallimard-Seuil, France, 2009.
  • Harry Frankfurft, De la vérité, Paris, Editions 10/18, 2008.
  • Harry Frankfurft, De l’art de dire des conneries, Paris, Editions 10/18, 2006.
  • Gaelle Jeanmart, Le mensonge et les vertus de la vérité : Une histoire, Tournai, Brepols, 2012.
  • Myriam Revault d’Allonnes, La faiblesse du vrai. Ce que la post-vérité fait à notre monde commun, Paris, Seuil, 2018.
  • Paul Ricœur, « Vérité et mensonge », in Histoire et vérité, Paris, Seuil, 1955.
  • Bernard Williams, Vérité et véracité, Paris, Seuil, 2008 (Truth and thruthfulness, 2002)
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Philosophy

Master [60] in Philosophy

Certificat universitaire en philosophie (approfondissement)

Master [120] in Sciences of Religions