Course Information
TitleΙστορία της Αρχαίας και Βυζαντινής Φιλοσοφίας / History of Ancient and Byzantine Philosophy
CodeΥ308
FacultyTheology
SchoolSocial Theology and Christian Culture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Bozinis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600018247

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

Registered students: 275
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course324

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600149437
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Learning Outcomes
After the end of the courses the students will have attained the capacity: - to describe the successive stages of development of philosophy, from the 6th c. BC till the late Byzantine period, and their main characteristiks - to compare Early Christianity with the philosophical currents of the Graeco-Roman world, by pointing out the similarities and differences between them - to analyse the ontological, cosmological, anthropological and ethical problems that lie diachronically at the heart of philosophy,all over the development of human civilization
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1) Inroduction to Philosophy 2) The "School of Miletos" (Thales, Anaximandrus, Anaximenes) 3) Pythagoras and the Pythagorians 4) Heraclitus and Parmenides: the "Being" vs. "Change" 5) The "Polyarchic" Philososophers: Empedocles, Anaxagoras and Democritus 6)Socrates and the Sophistic movement 7)Plato 8)Aristotle 9) The Hellenistic Philosophy (the "Portico", the "Garden" and the Scepticism) 10) Plotinus and Neoplatonism 11) The assimilation of philosophical ideas in the preaching of Apostles and Church Fathers: the origins of Byzantine Philosophy 12) Key-figures and periods of Byzantine philosophy 13) Main features of Byzantine philosophy and its originality
Keywords
Philosophy, History of, Philosophy, Ancient Greek, Philosophy, Byzantine, Philosophy of the Church Fathers, History of Ideas
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Communication through e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Seminars90.4
Reading Assigment301.2
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities200.8
Exams20.1
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Examination (80%). Τhe physical presence of the students in the classroom is taken into account; furthermore, positively measured is their active participation during the lesson(20%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Ν. Ματσούκας, Ιστορία της Φιλοσοφίας (Αρχαίας Εληνικής-Βυζαντινής-Δυτικο-ευρωπαϊκής με σύντομη εισαγωγή στη Φιλοσοφία), Θεσσαλονίκη 2002 με πολλαπλές ανατυπώσεις
Additional bibliography for study
- M. Vegetti, Ιστορία της Αρχαίας Φιλοσοφίας, μτφ. από τα ιταλικά Γ.Χ. Δημητρακόπουλος, Αθήνα 2000 - Β.Ν. Τατάκης, Η Βυζαντινή Φιλοσοφία, μτφ. από τα γαλλικά Ε.Κ. Καλπουρτζή—εποπτ. και βιβλ. ενημ. Λ.Γ. Μουτσόπουλος, Αθήνα 1977
Last Update
04-11-2020