Philosophical Foundations of Literary Criticism

Course Information
TitleΦιλοσοφικά προτάγματα της λογοτεχνικής κριτικής / Philosophical Foundations of Literary Criticism
CodeΜΕΦ 105
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorDimitrios Kokoris
Course ID600018169

Programme of Study: Philosophy: Texts, Interpretations, Practices

Registered students: 13
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Istoría tīs FilosofíasElective Courses beloging to the selected specializationWinter/Spring-10
Politikī, Īthikī, DíkaioElective CoursesWinter/Spring-10

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
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)
Learning Outcomes
-Approach the relationship of philosophy and literature -Study texts of literary criticism which have philosophical bases -Assimilation elements of literary theory -Style presentation of research findings -Elaboration of scientific - research work
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The critical work of G. Apostolakis, F. Politis, K. Varnalis, Al. Alafouzou, K. Tsatsos, N. Kalas, M. Avgeris and other writers is examined. Emphasis is placed on critical texts founded on philosophical principles in order to explore the philosophical attributes of literary criticism’ texts.
philosophical attributes, literary criticism
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1004
Written assigments502
Student Assessment
Written essay
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
-Στέλιος Βιρβιδάκης, Η υφή της ηθικής πραγματικότητας, Αθήνα, Leader Books, 2009. -Eileen John and Dominic McIver Lopes (ed.), Philosophy of Literature. Contemporary and Classic Readings. An Anthology, London, Blackwell Publishing, 62008. -Αλέξανδρος Νεχαμάς, «Ο Εικαζόμενος Συγγραφέας: Ο Κριτικός Μονισμός ως Ρυθμιστικό Ιδεώδες», Δευκαλίων, τχ. 26/2, 2008, σ. 321-341. - Ole Martin Skilleås, Philosophy and Literature. An Introduction, Edinburg, Edinburg University Press, 2001.
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