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					PHILOSOPHY IN THE
    AEGEAN 2011




      TURKEY
    What is Philosophy in the Aegean?
•   An expedition to ancient sites in
    Aegean Turkey in conjunction with the
    course PHIL 490.

•   Two weeks of classes at Kamloops
    campus (6 hours a week) will be
    followed by the Field School in Turkey.

•   Trips to the ruins are augmented with
    talks and discussions of the Ancient
    philosophers and writers that once
    called these cities home.

•   Our base for our 2011 journey will the
    town of Selcuk, Turkey, but some of
    our excursions will require
    accommodation in other Turkish towns
    near the sites.
WHEN AND WHERE
            May 15-27, 2011
       Based in Selcuk, Turkey
  Some day trips, some overnight trips
MAY 15
                                         ITINERARY
Arrival in Izmir, Turkey - transport to Selcuk
MAY 16 Miletus, Priene, Didyma
Talks on the first Greek philosophers,
Bias of Priene and the Seven Sages, Nietszche, Apollo
MAY 17 Kusadasi
Aegean Boat Tour and Picnic
Talks on Homer
MAY 18 Ephesus
Talks on Heraclitus
MAY 19 Bodrum (Halikarnassos)
Talks on Herodotus
Castle of the Nights of St. John
MAY 20 Break - Selcuk
MAY 21 Sirince
Heraclitus Symposium
MAY 22 Izmir
Talk on Anaxagoras
MAY 23 Aphrodisias/Pamukkale
Talk on Alexander of Aphrodisias
MAY 24 Pamukkale

MAY 25 Bergama/Assos
Talk on Galen

MAY 26 Assos
Talk on Aristotle
MAY 27 Selcuk/Izmir
Final Discussions – transport to Izmir
PHOTOS
Part 1-Ageing
                   2005
First Heraclitus
  Symposium




Miletus
                    2006
Lecture in Priene
2007
2008
2009
2010 (r & d)
Part 2 - History
2005
2005 cont.
2006
2006 cont.
2007
2007 cont.
Part 3 - 2008
Miletus
Priene
Didyma
Kusadasi Boat Tour
Ephesus
Ephesus con’t
Bodrum
Sirince
Menu for our Heraclitus Symposium, May 21, 8-12 pm:




                 Şarap tadımı (Wine tasting)
                 Peynirli salata (Salad with cheese)
                 Serpme zeytinyağlı deniz börülcesi (Local herb
                 with olive oil)
                 Serpme turpotu (Local herb with olive oil)
                 Serpme şirince meze (Appetizer with yogurt)
                 Serpme keşkek (A chicken dish made with pureed
                 wheat)
                 ½ gözleme (Pancake with cheese&spinach)
                 El açma börek (Baked pastry filled with
                 cheese&spinach)
                 Fesleğenli tavuk (Chicken with
                 mushroom,corn,basil,creamsauce)
                 Cevizli kabak tatlısı (Pumpkin with syrup and
                 walnut)
                 Köy ekmeği (Village bread)
                 Limitsiz yerli içki (Unlimited local drinks)
Aphrodisias
Aphrodisias cont.
Pamukkale
Assos
Assos con’t
Here and There
Selcuk
                      Getting there
You are responsible for your own
  transportation to Izmir

Aim to arrive in Izmir, Turkey May
  15

Flight from Vancouver to Izmir on
   Travelocity.com currently
   priced at $1360 cad(incl. taxes)
         www.travelocity.ca

Driver will bring you from Izmir
   Airport to Selcuk on May 15 and
   back on May 27.
                    CREDIT OPTIONS:
FOR CREDIT:

If you want to take Phil 490 for credit, you need to pay the standard tuition for a 3 credit
     course in addition to your trip fee.

There will be a slate of 3 hour classes in late March, early April.
Grading will be as follows.
• 1 paper due May 15 30%
• 1 on-site presentation 30%
• 1 paper at the end of the field trip 40%


FIELD TRIP ONLY OPTION
You need only pay the trip fee.
                                        Costs
You are responsible for your own
     transportation to Istanbul and             Trip fee includes:
     Izmir plus the trip fee.                   Airport Transfer
                                                Accommodation
Flights from Seattleto Izmir:                   All meals
      $1360 (price on www.travelocity.ca        Site fees
      Jan 10, 2011)                             Bus fees
                                                Heraclitus Symposium Dinner
You will also be responsible for tuition fees   Tips and Gratuities
     if enrolling in the credit course. $400
                                                SUMMARY OF COSTS (Full package for
Trip fees at present (excludes air):              TRU STUDENT):
1.    TRU Students: $1100
2.    Non TRU Students: $1600                   FLIGHT        1360
                                                TUITION        400
Insurance:                                      TRIP           1100
BCAA travel insurance costs approx. $20         INSURANCE        20
                                                PERSONAL        320
                                                Total          3200
                            Deadlines
You must inform me of your intention to participate and pay a non-refundable
   deposit at the meeting on FEB 11 at 4:30. Place TBA.


Students wishing to participate should buy tickets to Turkey as soon as possible
   AFTER the FEB 11 MEETING, planning to arrive in Izmir May 15.
     LINKS PHOTOS AND INFO
Aegean Phil at TRU

http://www.tru.ca/faculty/gbowe/aegeanphil.html

You can get there via the TRU Philosophy home page:
           Contacts and further
              information
Web page: http://www.tru.ca/faculty/gbowe/aegeanphil.html

Via philosophy major home at TRU

Email: geoffrey.bowe@gmail.com

Next meeting will be: Friday Feb 11, 4:30 pm

				
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