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180087 SE Plato's Phaedo (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Continuous assessment of course work
MIXED

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Änderung 10.01.2022: Aufgrund der aktuellen COVID-19 Verordnung werden alle Jänner Einheiten digital abgehalten.

Wednesday 13.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 20.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 27.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 03.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 10.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 17.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 24.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 01.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 15.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 3D, NIG Universitätsstraße 7/Stg. III/3. Stock, 1010 Wien
Wednesday 12.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 19.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 26.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Plato's Phaedo is one of the most important platonic dialogues, since the dialogue centers on two central aspects of Platonic philosophy, the immortality of the soul and the existence of the Forms. We will read the entire dialogue carefully and we will discuss all significant aspects of it.

Assessment and permitted materials

- regular and active participation
- presentation
-two essays

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Regular attendance (not more than 2 unexcused absences), presentation, 2 essays
- It is expected that all participants make a presentation of 20 minutes and provide a handout.
- All participants should write two essays on a philosophical topic or on a philosophical aspect of the Phaedo.
- Essays must be 7 to 8 p. long in normal font and with 1 ½ interlinear space.
- The final grade (1-5) will depend on following three tasks, the presentation (20%), the first essay (40%), and the second essay (40%)

Examination topics

All participants should make a presentation and write two essays, one during the semester and one at the end of the semester.

Reading list

Horn, C., Rapp, C. (ed.), Wörterbuch der antiken Philosophie, München 2002
Horn, C., Müller, J., Söder, J. (ed.), Platon Handbuch, Stuttgart 2009
Erler, M., Platon, München 2006
Politis, V., Plato's Essentialism. Reinterpreting the Theory of Forms, Cambridge 2021
A complete bibliography can be found on Moodle.

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Last modified: Mo 10.01.2022 10:09