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PHIL 010
Ancient Philosophy
Fall

History of European philosophy from the Pre-Socratics through the Stoics, with primary emphasis on Plato and Aristotle. Topics include the relation of philosophy to mythology; early scientific speculation on the origin of the cosmos; the problem of the one and the many; Socratic irony; Platonic and Aristotelian theories of the Forms; the nature of the good and the beautiful; Aristotle's theory of science; and the role of social and historical forces in shaping Greek philosophy.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Jay Gupta

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17