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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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PHIL 313/3002 - Medieval Philosophy (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
Two philosophy courses or consent of instructor.

Description
This course explores some philosophical systems and issues characteristic of the period commonly called the “Middle Ages”, from 500 CE to 1500 CE. Typical figures discussed might include: Augustine, Boethius, al-Farabi, Ibn Sina, Anselm, Maimonides, Ibn Rushd, Aquinas, Al-Ghazali, John Duns Scotus, William Ockham, and Suarez. Topics may include: reason and faith, divine command ethics, truth and meaning, theories of human nature, occasionalism, virtues and the soul, the problem of universals, free will, and illumination and knowledge.

When Offered
Offered every year.



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