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Greek Philosophy

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

2 months
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250 EUR/full
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About

The Greek Philosophy programme at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens will give  you alternatives for living a good life in a world of dazzling change. 

Overview

The Greek Philosophy programme at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens will not just introduce you to the thought of Heraclitus, Democritus, Socrates and of other philosophers.

Key facts: 

  • Apart from presenting the philosophy of ancient Greeks, it brings the past to the present, by adjusting the teachings of the philosophers to the problems one may face today, in order to offer a new perspective and therefore a different way of coping with them.
  • Greek philosophy provides us the intellectual equipments for dealing successfully with multiple situations in our everyday life. Its teachings apply even today, and they are used widely.
  • For example, the philosophies of Aristotle and Plato are analyzed in Business Ethics, in order to teach managers how to run their organizations better.
  • Even Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, used Aristotle’s tools of persuasion (ethos, pathos, logos) from conferences to TV interviews.
  • This online Greek Philosophy course at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens which is part of the Arts and Culture category, will not just introduce you to the thought of Heraclitus, Democritus, Socrates and of other philosophers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Why philosophy? Why ancient Greek philosophy?
  • From myth to reason
  • The first philosophers
  • Pythagoras
  • Heraclitus 
  • The Eleatics
  • The other Presocratics
  • Sophists
  • Plato
  • Aristotle

Audience

The programme is addressed to anyone who wants not only to learn what the ancient Greek philosophers taught, but also to philosophize on modern life through ancient Greek philosophy.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The programme is addressed to anyone who wants not only to learn what the ancient Greek philosophers taught, but also to philosophize on modern life through ancient Greek philosophy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    250 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 250 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.
  • EU/EEA

    250 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 250 EUR for the full programme during 2 months.

Funding

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