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Thought and Creativity III

Description
The third course of the subject Thought and Creativity is an approach to sociology, being the society and the contemporary challenges the main points to be addressed. Particular care is taken to associate the topics with personal experiences and contemporary debates.
Type Subject
Tercer - Obligatoria
Semester
Annual
Course
3
Credits
3.00

Titular Professors

Previous Knowledge
Objectives

The Learning objectives of this subject are:

Ability to define basic concepts.

Have the ability to organize human teams and solve relationship problems.

Implement projects based on a new form of sustainability and perspectives.

Contents

1. The society
2. The organizations
3. Challenges of our society
4. Towards a new individual, a new society

Methodology

Thought and Creativity 3 will combine lectures with the analysis of materials and lessons on contemporary challenges.

The theory that is covered will be linked to open debates on contemporary society, and students’ personal experiences.

Discussion, collaborative work and group reflection will be encouraged to consider together the issues covered in class.

Evaluation

The subject Thought and Creativity will follow a continuous evaluation:

• Exams: 45% of the mark (face-to-face exams)

• Exercises: 40% of the mark (oral presentations, writing activities via eStudy)

• Attendance, attitude and participation: 15% of the mark

Evaluation Criteria
Basic Bibliography

BAUMAN, Zygmunt. Liquid modernity. New Jersey: Backwell Publhishers, 2000
BERGER, Peter. Invitation to sociology. New York City: Doubleday, 1963.
GIDDENS, Anthony, SUTTON, Philip. Essential concepts in sociology. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014
HARARI, Yuval-Noah. 21 lessons for the 21st Century. London: Random House UK, 2019.
KANT, Immanuel. An answer to the question: What is Enlightenment? London: Penguin, 2009.
LIPOVETSKY, Giles. L’ère du vide (English and French Edition). Paris: Gallimard, 1989.

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