Course: Ancient Philosophy 2

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Course title Ancient Philosophy 2
Course code KFI/ANI2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hobza Pavel, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Epicurean epistemology, cosmology, epicurean ethics; Pyrrhonic skepticism; Academic skepticism; Stoic logic, Stoic cosmology, Stoic ethics; Plotinos: Oingle and Intellect; Plotinos: soul, man, material world and matter, Late novoplatonism.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
This course is an advanced survey of Ancient Greek philosophy after Aristotle (stoicism, epicureism, scepticism, neoplatonism). The program will be realized within the scope of the project Centre of Renaissance texts ESF OP VK CZ 1.07/2.3.00/20.0026
Overview of philosophy in hellenism and late antiquity.
No special assumptions are required.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Orientation in Plato's and Aristotle's thought.
Recommended literature
  • A. Graeser. (2000). Řecká filosofie klasického období. Praha.
  • ARMSTRONG, A.H. (ed.). (2002). Filosofie pozdní antiky : od staré Akademie po Jana Eriugenu [část III.-V.]. Praha.
  • LONG, A.A. (2003). Hellénistická filosofie: stoikové, epikurejci, skeptikové. Praha.
  • RIST, J.M. (1998). Stoická filosofie. Praha.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology Philosophy (2011) Philosophy, theology 1 Summer