2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2021  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PL 3050 - Ancient Philosophy & Literature


A survey of the origins of Western Philosophy and Literature in Ancient Greece, beginning with Homer and the Greek tragedians. Tracing the shift from the mytho‐poetic to the philosophical works of the Pre‐Socratics, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, topics to be discussed will include the origin and composition of the cosmos, the nature of divinity, the possibility and extent of human knowledge, the basis for morality, the nature of the soul and its relation to the body, the development of political theory, and the meaning of life and human excellence (4 Credits) Not available for students who have taken PA 3050



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