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180164 VO M-04 Greek Terminology (2020W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 18 - Philosophie
Sa 28.11. 09:45-11:15 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß

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Language: German

Examination dates

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 22.09. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 23.09. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 24.09. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Friday 25.09. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Saturday 26.09. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 28.09. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 23.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 5 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 24.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Wednesday 25.11. 09:45 - 11:15 BIG-Hörsaal Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 1 Hof 1
Thursday 26.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 27.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 5 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will be introduced first to the history of Ancient Greek and to the Greek Alphabet. Then we will discuss important philosophical terms from all areas of philosophy (natural philosophy, logic, metaphysics, ethics) drawing on important passages from ancient philosophers, including passages from the Presocratics, Plato and Aristotle. One central aim of the course is to explain main concepts of ancient philosophy, such as substance (ousia), virtue (arete), syllogism (syllogism). Another aim of the course is to familiarise students with the most important instruments for the study of ancient philosophy, such as dictionaries, editions, encyclopaedias, and translations.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (which would include transcription, grammar, explanation of philosophical terms, translation of short Greek passages of philosophical prose)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

We will read short texts of ancient philosophers and we will try to translate them and understand their grammar and syntax. Active participation is desired. Help will be provided to students in a tutorium.

Examination topics

Texts and philosophical terms presented in class.

Reading list

Dunshirn, A., Griechisch für das Philosophiestudium, Vienna 2013 (2. edition)
Horn, C. - Rapp, C. (ed.), Wörterbuch der antiken Philosophie, Munich 2002
Moore, R., Comparative Greek and Latin Syntax, London 1952
Peters, F. E., Greek Philosophical Terms, N. York 1967
Urmson, J. O., The Greek Philosophical Vocabulary, London 1990

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