FILT10 A seminar on theoretical social research: Schmitt, Arendt, and The Political 3–5 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Philosophy
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Opintojakson suoritettuaan opiskelija tuntee hyvin muutamia modernin yhteiskuntateorian keskeisiä kysymyksiä. Hän tuntee ja osaa kuvata nykykeskustelun keskeisiä aiheita ja teorioita ja pystyy näiden avulla tarkastelemaan yhteiskunnallisia kysymyksiä teoreettisesti, ja osaa keskustella lukemastaan kriittisesti.

General description

We will have three meetings. As this is an intensive course based on independent study, participation in class in all meetings is required. Texts will be made available in Moodle. 

Wed 19th Sep 4pm A preliminary meeting: divide the tasks.  

Fri Nov 9th 10am - 2pm. Carl Schmitt: The Concept of the Political. The participants give 5 min presentation on the alloted pages. Each participant reads the whole book and prepares a summary of the book with own comments.  

Tue Dec 4th 10 am - 4 pm Hannah Arendt: The Human Condition. The participants give 5 min presentation on the alloted pages. Each participant reads the whole book and prepares a summary of the book with own comments.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Teachers

Arto Laitinen, Teacher responsible
Arto.Laitinen[ät]uta.fi
Turo-Kimmo Lehtonen, Teacher responsible
Turo-Kimmo.Lehtonen[ät]uta.fi
Risto Heiskala, Teacher responsible
Risto.Heiskala[ät]uta.fi

Teaching

19-Sep-2018 – 4-Dec-2018
Tutorials 12 hours
Wed 19-Sep-2018 at 16-18, Pinni B4115
Fri 9-Nov-2018 at 10-14, Pinni B4117
Tue 4-Dec-2018 at 10-16, Pinni A2089
Independent work 48 hours