Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy


Learn the history of Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy and compare and contrast the philosophical schools of cynicism, epicureanism, stoicism and scepticism.

Created By

Kyriaki A

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Exercise

5 HOURS

5 LESSONS

Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy

academic-development

Course Overview



This course teaches the history of Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy. Students will learn about the legacy of Ancient Greece and important Greek philosophers. Furthermore, students will compare and contrast the philosophical schools of cynicism, epicureanism, stoicism and scepticism. Students will read creatively so that they can imagine themselves in the roles of the philosophers they study, such as Plato and Socrates. On this course, students will not only expand their horizons and build on their abilities to think critically and closely analyse text, but also improve their reasoning and logical thinking. 

Course Content



10 LESSONS

10 HOURS Total Length

Lesson 1

Introduction to the Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy

60 minutes

Lesson 2

Legacy of Ancient Greece

60 minutes

Lesson 3

Socrates

60 minutes

Lesson 4

Plato

60 minutes

Lesson 5

Aristotle

60 minutes

Lesson 6

Cynicism: Cynic Philosophers, the Origin of the Name and Cynic Philosophy

60 minutes

Lesson 7

Epicureanism

60 minutes

Lesson 8

Stoicism

60 minutes

Lesson 9

Scepticism

60 minutes

Lesson 10

Hellenism and Athenian Philosophy in the Modern Period

60 minutes

Key Skills


Analysis and Interpretation

Critical Thinking

Compare and Contrast

Educator


Kyriaki A

Greek Specialist

As a native Greek speaker, Kyriaki teaches all ages and abilities in Greek, including Greek for native speakers.