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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHL 235 - History of Ancient Philosophy

2018-2019 Catalog Year:

This course is designed to provide a student with broad familiarity with the most important figures in Ancient Western philosophy. Some themes which are found throughout the course are: What is the nature of Reality? What is the nature of Human Beings and how do they fit unto the larger scheme of Things? What Things are of genuine value? How should one live? Concentration is greatest on Plato and Aristotle. Some attention is also given to the philosophers before Socrates, to the Neoplatonists, the Roman Stoics and some early Medieval thinkers.

Offered: Fall, Spring
Credit: 3