History of Ancient Philosophy (ćwiczenia) - 2019/2020
dr hab. Monika Komsta
Faculty of Philosophy - Instytut Filozofii
Number of hours (week/semester):
Language of instruction:
C1: Introduction of the listeners into the content of ancient philosophy through studying of ancient philosophical texts.
C2: Improving students\' ability actively to participate in the learning process by means of contributions of their own (essays, discussions, debates)
C3: Enhancing the participants\' ability to cooperate in collective analytical research work
W_01: The participants acquire mastery of facts, personalities, issues, problems, arguments and solutions involved in ancient philosophy, K_W02, K_W03, K_W09
W_02: The participants acquire first-hand knowledge of ancient philosophical texts, K_W02, K_W03.
U_01: Participants can interpret and analyze ancient philosophical texts, K_U05.
K_01: Participants, through understanding the complexities of the relationship obtaining between intellectual life, religion, and morality may develop a tolerant and understanding attitude to diverse world-views and religions, K_K05.
work on texts, discussion
Course content description
The content of the material taught in this class are main problems of ancient philosophy philosophy, based on a selection and study of classical texts. Selection of texts for the study of ancient thought include texts of Plato, Aristotle, Stoics, Plotinus and others.
Forms of assessment
1. Student fails to acquire the required level of mastery of facts and issues related to ancient philosophy
2.Student has no adequate understanding of philosophical problems, arguments and solutions of the relevant epoch,
3. Therefore, student\'s social skill cannot profit from the intellectual experience of the encounter of religion with philosophy.
1. Participants have a minimum mastery of facts and issues related to ancient intellectual life
2. Participants can read and interpret ancient philosophical texts at an elementary level.
1 Participants have fairly extensive and systematized knowledge of ancient intellectual life
2. They can correctly interpret and analyze ancient philosophical texts
3.They have some understanding of the complexity of issues related to moral attitudes and world-views, therefore they may incline towards tolerance and understanding
Very good (5)
1. Participants have extended knowledge of facts, personalities, problems and theories of the Antiquity
2. They thoroughly understand philosophical issues involved in ancient life and culture, they can point to the relevance of these issues for ourselves and our contemporary concerns
Required reading list
Selected texts by Plato, Aristotle, Stoics, Plotinus, and possibly others
G. Reale, History of Ancient Philosophy, transl. J. R. Catan, State University of New York Press, vol. I-IV, 1987-1990.
The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy, ed. Ch. Shields, Blackwell Publishing 2003.
P. Adamson, Classical Philosophy. History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps, Oxford University Press, vol. I 2014.
Field of study: Philosophy
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year I - Semester 1
Number of ECTS credits: 0
Form of assessment: Grade