The four curricula are actually connected with research programs developed by scholars in the Board of Teachers. We give herby only general indication of the main topics that live open the possibility of new lines of research, coherent with the field of expertise of people working in FINO.
(1) Mind, Science and Language:¬†
Topics in the philosophy of Language and Mind, Philosophy of Logic and Philosophy of Physics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Sciences, ¬†Causality, Perception and Cognition, Cognitive Sciences, Analytic ontology and metaphysics, Contextualism and Relativism, ¬†the philosophy of Frege and Wittgenstein.
The¬†curriculum, fostering mainly but not exclusively the analytic tradition in philosophy, is ideally connected with¬†the¬†¬†Italian and¬†European Society for Analytic Philosophy,¬†and¬†the Research Centers¬†¬†Logic Language and Cognition¬†in Torino,¬†Eidos¬†in Gen√©ve, and¬†¬†Gecos¬†in¬†Genova, ¬†Logos¬†in¬† Barcelona and¬†¬†Jean Nicod¬†in Paris. In the curriculum we give much weight to mastering logics as ¬†tool for linguistic and metaphysical analysis.
(2) Ethics and Political Philosophy:
Metaethics, Substantive and Applied Ethics, Bioethics, Philosophical Anthropology, Political philosophy, Theories of justice, Democratic Theory and History of Political Thought.
The curriculum is linked to the¬†Italian and the European Society of Analytic Philosophy, to the¬†Aretai¬†Centre of research in Genova and to the tradition of¬†Graduate conferences on Political Philosophy¬†in¬† Pavia. It has apparent relations with research centres connected with Law studies, problems of choice and Game theory, and on emotive aspects in political and economical choice.
(3) History of Philosophy and Science:
History of Medieval, modern and contemporary Philosophy, Philosophy of the Enlightenment, German Philosophy, Relations between history of Philosophy and history of Scientific Thought; History of Medicine
The¬†curriculum is traditionally linked to the Annual Graduate Conference in the History of Philosophy organised and supported by ¬†Collegio Ghislieri¬†in Pavia, and to research Centers such as Istituto Nazionale di Studi sul Rinascimento¬†di Firenze and the¬†¬†European Society for Early Modern Philosophy.
(4) Theoretical Philosophy:¬†
Aesthetics, Hermeneutics, Social Ontology, Collective Intentionality, Phenomenology, Philosophy of Arts and the New Media, Theories of perception, imagination and emotion.
The¬†¬†curriculum is¬†linked to different Research Centres such as¬†¬†Labont¬†(Social Ontology) in¬†¬†Torino or the Research Centre on ¬†Religions Sciences at the University of Genoa ¬†and is promoting¬†different research projects non exclusively linked to Continental Philosophy, with particular concern for the philosophies of ¬†Nietzsche, Heidegger, Husserl, Derrida, Bloch, Merleau Ponty.