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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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PHIL 312/3001 - Ancient Philosophy (3 cr.)

Prerequisite: Two philosophy courses or consent of instructor.

This course explores some philosophical systems and issues characteristic of the earliest period of philosophy, especially fourth-century BC Greece. Typical figures discussed might include: Thales, Anaxagoras, Heraclitus, Empedocles, Parmenides, Plato and Aristotle; and also later figures from the Stoic, Epicurean and Neoplatonic traditions. Topics may include: early natural philosophy, the riddle of non-being, theories of intelligible form, the good-life theories of knowledge, and the nature of the human soul.

When Offered
Offered every year.

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