NKUA/NTUA, Athens – specialization (1)

Specialisation 1 Specialisation 2 Specialisation 3 Specialisation 4

Philosophy and History of Science and Technology

Philosophy: The list of GPHPST faculty includes a large group of specialists in ancient and modern philosophy, philosophy of knowledge, analytic and continental philosophy of science. This specialization is designed for international students who may want to take advantage of the opportunity to work with them during the second semester of their ESST studies.

History: The list of GPHPST faculty also includes a mix of senior and junior historians of science and technology, including specialists in the history of science and technology in local contexts. The specialization is especially appropriate for international students who want to work on topics related to the history of science and technology in the European periphery.

Core Literature
Given the broad range of the areas included in this specialization, contact the GPHPST faculty member that you consider working with in order to provide you with an appropriate core literature.

Language of Instruction
English

Minimum and Maximum Number of Students
1-5

Thesis Topics Samples
Contact the specialist of the GPHPST faculty for a list of possible topics within your area of interest.

Schedule of Introductory Course
8 three-hour meetings at the beginning of ESST’s second semester.

Specialization Coordinator
Theodore Arabatzis (history), tarabatz@phs.uoa.gr
Kostas Gavroglu (history), kgavro@phs.uoa.gr
Aristidis Arageorgis (philosophy), arage@central.ntua.gr
Stathis Psillos (philosophy), psillos@phs.uoa.gr

Lists of Possible Supervisors
All faculty members of the GPHPST (see the GPHPST web site for their research interests).

Web Link
ESST at the Graduate Program in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (GPHPST), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and National Technical University: www.hpst.phs.uoa.gr.