HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND BYZANTINE PHILOSOPHY

Course Information
TitleΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΗΣ ΦΙΛΟΣΟΦΙΑΣ / HISTORY OF ANCIENT AND BYZANTINE PHILOSOPHY
CodeΥ104
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Bozinis
CommonYes
StatusInactive
Course ID60005043

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Pastoral and Social Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 46
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600126150
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • English (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The following are particularly set as learning objectives: (a) the students’ comprehension of the successive stages of evolution of philosophy from the sixth century AD until the l ate Byzantine period, (b) the awareness of the connection that exists between Christianity and the intellectual currents of the Greco-Roman world and (c) the clarification of the problems that preoccupy philosophy over time, throughout the evolution of the civilization
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Systematic presentation of the development of philosophy from its birth on the coast of Asia Minor in the 6th c. BD until the late Byzantine period.1) Introduction to Philosophy 2) The Milesian School (Thales, Anaximander, Anaximenesn 3) Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans 4) The becoming of Heraclitus and the being of Parmenides 5) The “The Presocratic philosophers” Empedocles, Democritus, Anaxagoras 6) Socrates and the Sophistic movement 7) Plato 8) Aristotle 9) The Hellenistic philosophy (Skepsis, Stoa and Garden) 10) Neoplatonism and Plotinus 11) The blending of philosophical ideas with the preaching of the Apostles and Fathers of the Church: the origins of Byzantine philosophy 12) The periods and main representatives of Byzantine philosophy 13) Originality and the distinctive character of philosophy throughout the centuries of Byzantium
Keywords
Ancient Philosophy, Byzantine Philosophy, Classical Greece-Influences, Philosophical Thought, Christian Hellenism, Fathers of the Church
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Written examinations at the end of the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ν. Ματσούκας, Ιστορία της Φιλοσοφίας (Αρχαίας Εληνικής-Βυζαντινής-Δυτικοευρωπαϊκής με σύντομη εισαγωγή στη Φιλοσοφία), Θεσσαλονίκη 2002
Additional bibliography for study
2. M. Vegetti, Ιστορία της Αρχαίας Φιλοσοφίας, μτφ. από τα ιταλικά Γ.Χ. Δημητρακόπουλος, Αθήνα 2000 3. Β.Ν. Τατάκης, Η Βυζαντινή Φιλοσοφία, μτφ. από τα γαλλικά Ε.Κ. Καλπουρτζή—εποπτ. και βιβλ. ενημ. Λ.Γ. Μουτσόπουλος, Αθήνα 1977
Last Update
22-11-2013