Laboratory of the philosophy of social sciences

 

Year of Establishment: 2003, Government’s Gazette Number (FEK): 1263 Β΄/4.09.2003.

 

Educational and Research Subjects of the Laboratory: Thorough study and research on the Methodology and Philosophical Theory of Social Sciences, on Ancient, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Aesthetics including the Philosophy of Cinema, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Right and Political Philosophy.

 

Director of the Laboratory: Prof. Dr. Theodoros PENOLIDIS.

 

Members:

 

Collaborations / Synergies with other Laboratories:

The Laboratory of the Philosophy of Social Sciences collaborates with:

  1. The Philosophy of Education Chair, held by Prof. Dr. Krassimir Stojanov,

Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.

http://www.ku.de/ppf/paedagogik/systpaed/personen/prof-stojanov/

  1. The Institut d'Histoire des Représentations et des Idées dans les Modernités (IHRIM), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

http://ihrim.ens-lyon.fr

  1. The Groupe de Recherches Spinozistes (GRS), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon.

http://cerphi.ens-lyon.fr/spip.php?rubrique10

 

Seat / Building: Faculty of Philosophy (New Wing, 5A).

 

Address: “Laboratory of the Philosophy of Social Sciences” – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Philosophy – 541 24 Thessaloniki.

 

URL: http://laphiss.edlit.auth.gr/

 

Contact person: Theodoros PENOLIDIS, Professor, School of Philosophy and Education, Department of Philosophy.

Tel.: + 30 2310.99.7564

Ε-mail: thepenol@edlit.auth.gr

 

Description: The Laboratory of the Philosophy of Social Sciences deals with the educational and research fields of the Methodology and Philosophical Theory of Social Sciences, of Ancient, Modern and Contemporary Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Aesthetics including the Philosophy of Cinema, Philosophy of Education, Philosophy of Right and Political Philosophy. Postgraduate students (both MA and PhD students) are strongly encouraged to participate in the educational and research activities of the Laboratory.

In the next three years, the Laboratory of the Philosophy of Social Sciences will organize National and International Conferences on special topics related to its research fields. It will also invite Greek and foreign experts for Lectures and Seminars. The Laboratory will develop its scientific collaboration with other international Laboratories and Chairs, especially the ones mentioned above. Furthermore, the Laboratory aims to undertake an annual publication of articles and original studies within the scope of its educational and research interests.

 

Research activity of the Laboratory:

  • 18.05.2016: Lecture of Dr. Antonino Spinelli, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen: «The unintelligible basis of reality. On Schelling’s concept of foundation and the third genus in Plato’s Timaeus» (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215), Forthcoming.

 

  • 16.05.2016: Lecture of Dr. Antonino Spinelli, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen: «Φύσει ορθότης ονομάτων. The Concept of Physis in Plato’s Cratylus» (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215), Forthcoming.

 

  • 13.04.2016: Lecture of Dr. Marcus Knaup, Fern Universität in Hagen: «Corporeality in the Presence of the Other Person. The Current Relevance of Edith Stein’s Phenomenology of the Living Body» (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215).

 

  • 23.03.2016: Lecture of Prof. Georgios Steiris, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens: «The Reception of Arabic Philosophy by the Byzantine Philosophers in the 15th Century» (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215).

 

  • 10.02.2016: Lecture of Dr. Giannis Pissis, Freie Universität Berlin: «Critique and Dialectics in the Philosophy of Kant» (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215).

 

  • 15-16.12.2015: Conference on F. W. J. Schelling’s major Work «The System of Transcendental Idealism». In Collaboration with the Department of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: MA in Philosophy, Specialization: Systematic Philosophy, the Laboratory of Philosophical Research on the Imaginary (AUTH, Faculty of Philosophy), and KRATEROS Publications (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Central Building, “Ioannis Drakopoulos” Amphitheater).

 

  • 4.11.2015: Lecture of Stavros Zoumpoulakis, President of the “Artos Zois Foundation”: «Christianism and Democracy». In Collaboration with the School of Pastoral and Social Theology, Department of History, Doctrine, Inter-Orthodox and Inter-Christian Relations (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215).

 

  • 15.12.2014: Lecture of Prof. Dr. Krassimir Stojanov, Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt: «Hegel’s Concept of Bildung» (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215).

 

  • 28.05.2014: Lecture of Prof. Dr. Arbogast Schmitt, University of Marburg: «Platonism and Empiricism» (Faculty of Philosophy, OB, 215).