Site of Menahem Luz (aka Mervyn Lewis)

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updated 23-Jan.-2013

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    about me ...
  2. biography,
  3. articles on the web

  4. pictures of my flowering succulents and cacti - press once/twice to enlarge - ongoing<
  5. teaching areas
  6. my department web sites
    H.U. page (philosophy research - not updated)
    H.U. History page (staff listing)
  • email
  • office menu: reception hours, phone etc. teaching
  • lectures 2012-2013
  • previous years' lectures 1998-2012
  • tutorials & reading groups
  • post-graduate direction

    philosophy discussion groups

  • in H.U. and Haifa
  • ancient philosophy sites in Israel
    articles, conferences, sources etc

    other sites run by me

  • Gadara City of Philosophers

    general links

  • H.U. Philosophy Dept (English site)
  • H.U. General History Dept. (English site)
  • University of Haifa


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    Office Info.

    1. Office

    2. Mail and assignments

  • Office Hours and consultation

    • Updated notice of office hours can be found at the following sites:
      these hours change by semestre and during the vacations. Updates and notice of cancellations are regularly posted at the above sites.

    • At the end of the First Semestre (January 28th 2013) office hours may change

      Reception at office hours is held in my office
      (Eshkol Tower, floor 17 room 1709)

    • Notes
      • Permanent Updates to these hours will be posted on this site and on the dept. notice boards
        temporary ones will be posted on
        teaching schedule (please consult before coming)
      • There are no office hours on university and public holidays.
      • check by phoning first

    • Individual Consultation:
      Graduate students' consultation and tutorials are held at different hours by telephone appointment.

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    Lectures 2012-2013

    An English summary of lectures that I gave on some lectures from 10 years ago is found at this site Naturally the subject matter, bibliography and discussion will be different in crucial points this year.

    Semestre 1
    (syllabus in Hebrew)

    1. Tuesday and Thursday 10.00-12.00Concepts of God in Ancient Greece (History Dept.)
      2035 א01 13 sem a 01
      Sunday 10.00-12.00
    2. Philosophy and Anti-Philosophy in Greek Satire

      Wednesday16.00-18.00 New Discoveries in Ancient Philosophy

    Semestre 2
    (syllabus in English)

    • Early Greek Philosophy from Thales to AristotleSunday and Wednesay 16.00-18.00
      107.1138 sem b 01

    • Neoplatonism and the Thought of Late Antiquity
      Wednesday 10.000-12.00

    • The Metaphysics and Ontology of Aristotle
      sylabus under construction
      Sunday 10.00-12.00
      Tuesday 14.15-15.45

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