Aristotle's "Mετά τα φυσικά" A

Course Information
TitleΑριστοτέλης, "Μετά τα Φυσικά" A / Aristotle's "Mετά τα φυσικά" A
CodeΦΙΜ 123
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorPantelis Golitsis
Course ID600012905

Programme of Study: PPS Philosophy

Registered students: 19
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
History of PhilosophyMandatory Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-10
Systematic PhilosophyElective CoursesWinter/Spring-10

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
In-depth analysis of an ancient philosophical text (from the Greek original)
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Translation and commentary of book Lambda of Aristotle's Metaphysics
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Composition of an essay, which will comprise translation and commentary of one of the ten chapters of Aristotle's Metaphysics Lambda.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Τ. Πεντζoπούλου-Βαλαλά, Αριστοτέλης: Μετά τα φυσικά βιβλίο Λ, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2015 Σ. Μενν, Ο Πλάτων για τον Θεό ως Νου, Αθήνα, 2015
Additional bibliography for study
S. Menn, "Aristotle's Theology", in C. Shields (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle, Oxford, 2012, p. 422-464 C. Shields, Aristotle, London, 2007
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