*To conceive the most important key-notions of ancient Greek medical deontology and medical ethics.
* To learn how to distinguish the different deontological and ethical concepts, the one from the other.
* To learn how to compare the deontological concepts of classical antiquity with those of modern ethics.
* To learn how to analyse the deontological and ethical notions.
* To learn how these basic deontological concepts of antiquity were applied in classical antiquity.
* To compare the way in which these basic deontological concepts of antiquity were applied in classical antiquity with the way they are applied in our lives today.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Our aim in the present series of lectures is to investigate the origins of Medical Ethics and Bioethics, and to examine whether they can be traced back to classical antiquity. For this reason we study in a systematic way the most representative texts of the ancient Greek and Roman philosophers - physicians in an effort we make to trace the starting point of contemporary medical ethics back to antiquity.
philosophers-physicians, ancient Greek, Roman, Hippocrates, Galen, Celsus
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Κέλσος, Περί Ιατρικής, μτφρ. Χρήστος Εμμανουηλίδης, επιμ., πρόλογος Ελένη Καλοκαιρινού, Ρώμη, Θεσσαλονίκη 2019.
2. Δεληβογιατζής Σωκράτης και Ελένη Καλοκαιρινού (επιμ.). Εισαγωγή στη Βιοηθική: Ιστορικές και συστηματικές προσεγγίσεις, Σύγχρονη Παιδεία, Θεσσαλονίκη 2014.