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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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This course is part of the Ancient and Classical Worlds Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

This course is a philosophical introduction to Plato and Aristotle, addressing key elements in their thought. It considers Plato on the soul and its immortality in the Phaedo and the perfectly just city-state in the Republic, and Aristotle on language and logic in the Organon, on change and cause in the Physics, and on ‘happiness’ in the Nichomachean Ethics.


Course dates

16 Jul 2018 to 20 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

25 Jun 2018

Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code