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180163 SE Alter Ego (2021W)

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


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German



Dieses Seminar findet online via Zoom statt, jeweils Dienstags 15h bis 16.30h. Die erste Sitzung findet in der zweiten Semesterwoche statt.


Aims, contents and method of the course

"Alter ego" ist Aristoteles' Ausdruck für den Freund. Die im Grunde paradoxe Wendung "anderes Ich" hat in der westlichen Philosophie eine erstaunliche Karriere gemacht, die wir in diesem Seminar anhand von Texten aus der antiken Philosophie und der jüngeren Philosophiegeschichte nachvollziehen.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation in the meetings is mandatory.
Written inputs (60%)
Moderation of one meeting (20%)
Active participation in the discussion (20%)

Successfull completion of the course requires an overall grade of at least 4; missing contributions will be graded with 5.

Examination topics

The assigned reading will be listed on Moodle (esp. Aristotle, Phenomenology)

Reading list

The assigned reading will be listed on Moodle (esp. Aristotle, Phenomenology)

Association in the course directory

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