PHI 140 Philosophy of the Classical Period
A survey of the Ancient Greek philosophy, including Pre-Socratics, Plato and Aristotle; Hellenistic philosophy may also be included. This course focuses on acquiring and improving abilities in philosophical reading, thinking and expression. In class, the norm is close textual analysis through lectures and discussion. Topics include the nature of the physical and human world, and questions about knowledge and ultimate being. Offered fall semesters.