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PROPAEDEUTICAL YEAR

P001 – Methodology

PH. LUISIER

Course Information

Professor: Philippe Luisier SJ, luisier@pontificio-orientale.it

Schedule: Thu. I-II, 1st sem., 2 cr., 3 ECTS

Content

After an introduction to the elementary principles constituting the intellectual life (elaboration of thought, time management, personal openness, critical sense, honesty, and intellectual responsibility), fundamental themes for those who dedicate themselves to studies will be addressed and discussed. These are:

 

  • the motives and the demands of academic research;
  • the instruments for research and the means of utilizing them;
  • the elaboration of an academic project and its editing;
  • citations, footnotes, bibliography, etc.

Objective

To introduce the student to a method of reflective study, logical and systematic; to initiate the student in utilizing the techniques of research and study; to inform the student on the manner of presenting an academic work with rigour and precision.

Bibliography

R. Farina, Metodologia. Avviamento alla tecnica del lavoro scientifico, Roma 1986

 

P. Henrici, Guida pratica allo studio, Roma 1997.