The greek "phronesis": from the widsom of the heart to the virtue of prudence

Project: Research

Project Details


The goal of the project is to explore the semantical field of the "phronesis" notion, since its origins until the tought of Aristotle. The research is proposing to adapt the semantical transformations of the phronesis, by dedicating more particularly to the analysis of the significances that the term has known in Presocratics and in Platon. Ths project take palce in a pedagogical approch which associates the students of philosophical sections and of the languages and litteratures.
Effective start/end date1/01/0231/12/03


  • ethics
  • wisdom
  • virtue
  • prudence
  • phronesis


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