Liberal Arts

Modern Italian Political Thought

The class introduces students both to Italian contemporary history and political thought outlining the ideas of of some prominent political thinkers such as Benedetto Croce, Giovanni Gentile and Antonio Gramsci.

HIST 201 Italian Contemporary Political Thought - Politics and Political Theory in 20th Century Italian History

Instructor: Roberto Fineschi

Course Description
The class introduces students both to Italian contemporary history and political thought by providing them with basic knowledge on different aspects (economic, cultural, social) of its development in the 20th century and outlining the ideas of some prominent political thinkers such as Benedetto Croce, Giovanni Gentile, and Antonio Gramsci.

Prerequisites
No particular prerequisite. Familiarity with historical and political studies.

Course Hours
Course meets twice/week for a total of 45 contact hours.
Suggested credits: 3.

Student Learning Expectations
A deeper comprehension of contemporary Italy political thought and history.

Instructor's contact
Office Hour: by appointment
email: r.fineschi@sienaschool.com

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