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UNESCO proclaims 2016 the Aristotle Anniversary Year ...

“Knowing oneself is the beginning of all Wisdom”

 

Eternal truths expressed over 20 centuries ago by the Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle (384 BCE -322 BCE)

 

The famous philosopher from ancient Stageira,wrote as many as 200 treatises (of which 31 survive) on all Aspects of Life and Human Existence, from Biology and Physics to Theatre,Music, Politics and Ethics.

 

Thessaloniki:

The Aristotle World Congress will be the highlight of all events to be organized worldwide in 2016 for the celebration of the “Aristotle Anniversary Year”, with the support and cooperation of the Research Centre for Greek Philosophy of the Academy of Athens, of the International Federation of Philosophical Societies of the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO.

 

The Congress will open with an official ceremony on May 23, 2016 followed by congress sessions that will be held until May 28, 2016 in the main venue of the Aristotle University in the city of Thessaloniki as well as in ancient Stageira,the birthplace of Aristotle & in ancient Mieza, the place where the Macedonian philosopher taught Alexander the Great.

 

There will be Multiple International Congresses on “Aristotle Today -2,400 Years Anniversary 2016” held in Heidelberg, Leuven, Padua, Paris, Helsinki, Lisbon, Notre Dame (Indiana), Moscow, Córdoba and Athens.

 

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Walking on the paths of Philosophy & History

 

Aristotle 2,400 years ... Thessaloniki May 2016

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPfJUk-rOCM

   

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