The Anthropological Turn in Ancient Greek Philosophy


This course explores the anthropological turn in ancient Greek philosophy, covering topics such as the origins of Greek philosophy, the life and teachings of Socrates, the role of the Sophists in Greek society, the influence of ancient Greek philosophy on Western thought, the concept of love and beauty, the human condition in Greek tragedy and philosophy, and the ethical and political dimensions of the anthropological turn.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a deep understanding of the anthropological turn in ancient Greek philosophy and its influence on Western thought, as well as develop critical thinking and analytical skills in examining ethical and political dimensions of philosophical concepts.

Course program

The Origins of Ancient Greek Philosophy
The Life and Teachings of Socrates
The Sophists and Their Role in Ancient Greek Society
Aspasia of Miletus and the Role of Women in Greek Culture and Philosophy
The Influence of Ancient Greek Philosophy on Western Thought
The Concept of Love and Beauty in Ancient Greek Philosophy
The Human Condition in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy
The Ethical and Political Dimensions of the Anthropological Turn
The Dialectical Method and Its Anthropological Implications