Philosophy and deontology of communication - FILOSOFIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE (I) I MODULO (2014/2015)

Course code
4S02208
Name of lecturer
Gianluca Solla
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-FIL/01 - THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims to develop the ability to understand and critically analyze the main issues in today’s society, involved in the communication expressly or implicitly, in view of a reflection on their consequences and their potential or actual drifts.

Syllabus

War and images

1. W.J.T Mitchell, Cloning terror. La guerra delle immagini. Dall’11 settembre a oggi, La Casa Usher
2. Roger Caillois, La vertigine della guerra, Casa di marrani
3. Susan Sontag, Davanti al dolore degli altri, Mondadori
4. Slavoj Zizek, America oggi. Abu Ghraib e altre oscenità, Ombre corte

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with open questions