Introduction to the Philosophy of Aristotle

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στη Φιλοσοφία του Αριστοτέλη / Introduction to the Philosophy of Aristotle
SchoolPhilosophy and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorGeorgios Zografidis
Course ID600014880

Programme of Study: UPS School of Philosophy and Education (2011-today)

Registered students: 67
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
PhilosophyCompulsory courses beloging to the selected specialisationWinter/Spring-6
PedagogicElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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
Students are expected to - get acquainted with the basic teachings of Aristotle on the subjects of logic, epistemology, ontology, natural philosophy, metaphysics, ethics and political philosophy - acquire basic principles that determine the analysis and understanding of ancient philosophical discourse.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Aristotle, "the teacher of those who know" according to Dante, covers most of the fields of knowledge with his philosophical work. The course will introduce students to basic teachings of Aristotle from the fields of logic and epistemology, natural philosophy and the philosophy of biology, ontology, ethics and political philosophy, as well as the philosophy of the first principles.
Greek Philosophy, Aristotle, Logic, Natural Philosophy, Metaphysics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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 Assigment602.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. C. Rapp, Εισαγωγή στον Αριστοτέλη, Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Οκτώ, 2012. 2. Μ. Κρυμπελλιέ – Π. Πελλεγκρεν, Αριστοτέλης. Ο φιλόσοφος και οι επιστήμες, Αθήνα: Βιβλιοπωλείο της Εστίας, 2011.
Additional bibliography for study
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