According to the Dublin descriptors, students, at the end of the course, will demonstrate:
1) Knowledge and understanding
Knowledge and understanding of complex texts from contemporary philosophy and semiotics, ability to analyse the text, ability to put different theoretical perspectives into perspective and reconstruct the overall theoretical framework
2) Applying knowledge and understanding
Ability to link, connect and compare different positions in an articulated theoretical debate
3) Making Judgements
Ability to formulate original positions and objections to the texts examined
4) Communication Skills
Complex expression and detailed reconstruction of theories, lexical property, acquisition of specialised vocabulary of the semiotics of culture
5) Learning skillsDevelopment of analytical, synthesis and rhetorical argumentation skills to defend theses and counter them, based on appropriate philosophical methodology and rhetorical techniques
Lectures, brainstorming and classroom exercises.If the course will be taught in a blended mode or on line, the necessary changes will be made in order to comply with the syllabus.
1. Textual semiotics
2. Narrativity and discourse
3. Aesthetic perception and meaning
4. Semiotic of culture
5. The phenomenological view: Merleau-Ponty and the “prose of world”
6. Philosophy of expression
7. Style and form of life
9. Semiotic imagination
10. Telling, imaging, living: a “distributed” theory of culture
11. The “Neuter”: a explosive expressive category
12. Barthes and the expression of style
1. Gianfranco Marrone, Introduzione alla semiotica del testo, Roma- Bari, laterza, 2011, pp. 191.
2. Selected texts of: Roland Barthes “Il Neutro. Corso al Collège de France”, Mimesis, Milano, 2022, pp. 368, (the selection is available on Studium, 30 pp. approx.).
3. Maurice Merleau-Ponty, La prosa del mondo, Milano, Mimesis, 2019, pp. 184.
4. Antonino Bondì, Semiogenesi. Forme, figure e motivi dell’espressione, Lentini, Duetredue edizioni, 2022, pp. 149.
5. The other texts may be provided through the Studium platform.
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All the books listed in the programs can be consulted in the Library.
|1||Text semiotics||Marrone, chap. 1|
|2||Narrativity and storytelling||Marrone chap. 2|
|3||Discoursivity and meaning||Marrone chap. 3- 4|
|4||The "meaning" of Neutre: semiotic analysis||Barthes, texts on the Studium platform|
|5||The science of expression||Merleau-Ponty, chap. 1-3|
|6||The perception of other and the dialogue||Merleau-Ponty, capp.4-6|
|7||The concept of semiogenesis||Bondì, introduction, chap. 1|
|8||Between experience and semiotic perception||Bondì, chap. 2|
|9||The language as gesture||Bondì, chap. 3|
|10||Semiotic imagination and phenomenology of language||Bondì, chap. 4|