Philosophy and Religious Studies

LdM offers courses in a variety of topics in philosophy and religion, emphasizing on a multidisciplinary approach to the study of philosophical phenomena and the role that religion plays in society. Philosophy courses and the aspects examined are essential to students’ understanding of religious and spiritual beliefs and their relation to past and contemporary culture.

Religious Studies courses examine the religion in Italy, its practices and connections to other social, economic, and political institutions.

Courses currently available:

Western Philosophy: Methods and Inquiries 154
Introduction to Western Philosophy:
Ancient and Early Modern Thinkers
Lost Symbolism: Secret Codes in Western Art
From Plato to Machiavelli: Classical Political Thought
From Machiavelli to the Present: Modern Political Thought
Italy’s Contribution to Modern Science
Religion and Culture in Italy