UCL: Summer School in Ancient Philosophy 2021

The UCL Department of Greek and Latin is organizing the fifth edition of the Summer School in Ancient Philosophy, which will take place online from 12 to 16 July 2021. The Summer School offers a five-day programme covering the major themes and thinkers of ancient philosophy. Classes will consist of lectures, close reading of texts, and debates and will touch on a variety of themes, including ethics, metaphysics, and theories of knowledge.

We offer the following courses:

  •  INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
  • WHAT IS HAPPINESS? ANCIENT ETHICAL THEORIES
  • BRINGING ORDER TO CHAOS: THE ORIGIN AND NATURE OF THE WORLD IN PLATO’S TIMAEUS
  • MYSTERY, SCIENCE AND THE DIVINE & ANCIENT GREEK PHILOSOPHY IN CONVERSATION WITH MODERN COSMOLOGY
  • ROMAN PHILOSOPHY
  • WORLD PHILOSOPHY: INDIA AND EUROPE – DIALOGUE; DIFFERENCE; DECOLONISATION
  • BEGINNERS GREEK WITH PLATO
  • A WEEK WITH PLATO
  • A WEEK WITH ARISTOTLE
  • EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY

For more information, including tuition fees and application forms, please visit our webpage or email the Summer School: [email protected]