Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas
Teacher in charge
António de Castro Caeiro
a – Acquire basic knowledge of important figures in ancient philosophic thinking.
b – Acquire the ability to read and interpret some of the fundamental philosophy texts from the ancient period.
c – Acquire a basic ability to place ideas, methodological concepts and doctrinal positions in the historical context to which they belong.
d – Analyse some of the more basic and important philosophical questions from the period studied.
e – Recognition of the importance that studying ancient philosophy can have for understanding some of today’s philosophical questions.
f – Compare medieval and modern analyses of similar questions.
g– Be capable of a critical reading of the medieval historical-philosophical period and acknowledge its contribution to the formation of European mentality, culture and philosophy.
- De anima,W.D. Ross, Aristotle. De anima. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1961 (repr. 1967): 402a1-435b25.
- Ethica Nicomachea,I. Bywater, Aristotelis ethica Nicomachea. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1894 (repr. 1962): 1-224 (1094a1-1181b23).
- Physica, W.D. Ross, Aristotelis physica. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1950 (repr. 1966 (1st edn. corr.)): 184a10-267b26.
- Metaphysica, W.D. Ross, Aristotle´s metaphysics, 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924 (repr. 1970 [of 1953 corr. edn.]): 1:980a21-1028a6; 2:1028a10-1093b29.
Course of theoretical-practical character. The methodology used combines a theoretical examination of questions and the interpretation of texts.