PHL 221 - Ancient Greek Philosophy

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement HU.
This course examines the beginnings of Western philosophy by studying the enduring philosophical issues in the works of Plato and Aristotle, with brief attention to their origins in pre-Socratic writings. We will focus on theories of poetry and art; soul/mind (psuche); love, friendship, and emotion; ethics and politics. We will read works such as Plato's Apology, Symposium, Republic and Timaeus; and Aristotle's Poetics, Nicomachean Ethics, De Anima (On the Soul), and Politics

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