The Myths of Plato

Course Information
TitleΟι πλατωνικοί μύθοι / The Myths of Plato
CodeΜΑΦ 108
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorVasileios Kalfas
Course ID600018890

Programme of Study: Philosophy: Texts, Interpretations, Practices

Registered students: 16
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 PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1004
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
[μεταπτυχιακό σεμινάριο]
Additional bibliography for study
Barrachi C., Οf Myth, Life, and War in Plato’s Republic, Μπλούμινγκτον Ιντιάνα 2002. Brisson, L:; Ο Πλάτων, οι λέξεις και οι μύθοι, Μεταίχμιο, Αθήνα 2006. Collobert C., Destree P., Gonzalez Francisco J. (επιμ.), Plato and Myth. Studies on the use and status of platonic myths, Λάιντεν-Βοστώνη 2012. Halliwell S., «The Life-and-Death Jour¬ney of the soul. Interpreting the Myth of Er», 445-473 στο Ferrari G. (επιμ.), The Cambridge Companion to Plato’s Re¬public, Καίμπριτζ 2007. Inwood, Μ., Plato’s Myths, Καίμπριτζ 2009. Mattei, J.-F., Platon et le miroir du mythe,, Παρίσι 1996. Lear, J., «Allegory and myth in Plato’s Repub¬lic», 25-43 στο Santas, G. (επιμ.), The Blackwell Guide to Plato’s Republic, Λονδίνο 2006. Partenie, C. (ed.), Plato’s Myths, Καίμπριτζ 2009. Partenie, C., «Plato’s Myths», Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2019. Η εγκυκλοπαίδεια του Πλάτωνα, Κάλφας, Β., Θεός αναίτιος, Περί του πλατωνικού μύθου του Ηρός, Ατων, Αθήνα 2019. Κάλφας, Β., Πλάτων, Τίμαιος, Πόλις, Αθήνα 1995, Εστία, Αθήνα 2013. Καραμανώλης, Γ., «Γιατί ο Πλάτωνας χρησιμοποιεί μύθους;», Νεύσις 17, 2008, σ. 115-149.
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