Modifica orario ricevimento studenti

Il ricevimento studenti dell’ultima settimana di febbraio si terrà il giorno 25 febbraio 2’018 dalle ore 13.00 alle ore 15

A partire dalla prima settimana di marzo il ricevimento studenti si terrà il venerdì dalle 11 alle 13


Inizio lezioni



Mercoledì 6 marzo inizieranno le lezioni del corso di Storia della filosofia francese moderna e contemporanea(primo anno del Corso di Laurea in Educatore Socio-Culturale) – il corso di Storia della filosofia moderna e contemporanea francese (terzo anno del Corso di Laurea in Filosofia) è mutuato dal precedente, per cui il programma è lo stesso.

Titolo del corso: Genesi della (s)ragione. Storia, scienza, filosofia alle origini della “follia” in età moderna

Le lezioni si terranno il

mercoledì dalle ore 11 alle ore 14 (Palazzo Codacci Pisanelli, Aula C2);

giovedì dalle ore 9 alle ore 12 (ST6 Aula 2 – B1 – Studium)

venerdì dalle ore 9 alle ore 11 (Palazzo Codacci Pisanelli, Aula C2)

e seguiranno il seguente calendario

I signori studenti sono invitati ad iscriversi al portale di Storia della filosofia francese moderna e contemporanea – Formazione on line dove verranno caricate le registrazioni delle lezioni, il materiale didattico e le prove intermedie (facoltative)


Believing in an Age of Enlightenment

Voltaire Foundation

Over the past few decades historians have justly complicated the narrative of the Enlightenment’s essentially secular nature. The once normative tale of philosophes heroically sparring against religious belief to plant the seed of modern secularism has given way to a landscape that is far more complex and nuanced, challenging the stark difference between the religious and the secular. Whether it be the story of religious reformers seeking to find a via media between traditional articulations of belief and the opinions of radical critics or the investigation of how philosophical perspectives had their genesis in mysticism and theology, scholarship on the Enlightenment has affirmed the important role that religion played in the era’s intellectual and cultural transformations. In so far as the eighteenth century was an age of secularization, it was so partly as a result of the ideas and actions of those who self-identified as proponents of religious traditions…

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From catechisms to Voltaire: Religious tradition and change in eighteenth-century novels

Voltaire Foundation

Scholars of the Enlightenment have tended – like intellectual historians generally – to stress the movement’s newness, rather than its continuities with the past. Yet these continuities are many, and none are so little explored, perhaps (pace Carl Becker’s Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-Century Philosophers), as religious continuities, with religion conceived not in theological terms, but as an everyday praxis of rituals, prayers, and religious reading.

Les Lumières catholiques et le roman français, edited by Isabelle Tremblay, is the January 2019 volume of the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series.

No doubt some of the problem lies in essentialist concepts of ‘religious tradition’. In fact, traditions change over time, in response to specific historical configurations. One of the insights of Philippe Martin’s too-little-noticed Une religion des livres (1640-1850) is that popular devotional titles, such as catechisms and prayer books, were continually adapted and rewritten throughout the…

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