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The Beginnings of Philosophy

4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: One course in philosophy or consent of the instructor. Not offered in 2012-2014.] Explores the origins of Western philosophy in the Greek tradition, offering an opportunity to get in at the start of the conversation when Western philosophy was first shaping the concepts and questions that still concern us today. Plato and his precursors and Aristotle and his followers are conversation partners for the semester.

Course details

  • Course number: PHIL-241
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture

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