Description
Classics in Philosophy
This course examines influential Ancient Greek classical texts of philosophy (in translation) by such writers as Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic philosophers. Examples of the texts are: Plato’s Republic, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, and Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations. Learners will be introduced to a range of important ideas, arguments, and theories advanced by these philosophers. The emphasis of the course will be on a close, critical reading of a few texts resulting in interpreting, understanding, analyzing, and crucially evaluating the various ideas, arguments, and theories that arise from the text.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
3
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Humanities/Fine Arts
Offering
Course
PHILOS 20809259
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences